Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
Presbyterian missionaries visited many Adirondack lumber camps in the early 20th century. This collection of glass lantern slides depicts their visits at the camps, as well as the loggers and logging industry.
Historic glass negatives, prints, and postcards depicting the Erie Canal and other waterways in New York and Canada from the collection of Emily and J. Hayward Madden of Livonia, NY
A collection of early 20th century photographs taken by Martha Blow Wadsworth which document a prominent family’s life in the Genesee Valley of New York, as well as showcase a trip to Panama and the construction of the Panama Canal.