Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.

A History of the Black Community of Syracuse


Onondaga Community College - Coulter Library

Photographs and documents from the mid-1800s to early-1900s, relating to African American life and history in Central New York.

Beauchamp Branch Photodocumentation Project, 1994


Onondaga County Public Library - Central Library

Photographs of an African American community in Syracuse, New York that were collected as part of a photo-documentation project.

Folk Art and Artist Collection


Crandall Public Library

This collection contains folk art collected from Upstate New York and other regions.

Jewish Buffalo Image Collection


University at Buffalo Libraries - Digital Collections

A collection of photographs documenting the Jewish community in Buffalo and the Greater Niagara region from the early 20th century to present day.

Polish Community of Syracuse, NY


Syracuse Polish Home - Polish Heritage Library

Photographs displaying the people and community activities of the Syracuse Polish Home in the 20th century.