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

Photographs taken at Camp Syracuse, a World War I training and recruitment center.
The photographs include a number of street views and houses in Delhi, New York. Also included are a number of images of the Frank Farrington home on Elm Street, with pictures of his family. A series of images of a military camp appear to date from 1919 in Camp Lee, Virginia.
Photographs relating to the history and development of Geneva, New York in the 19th and 20th centuries.