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

This collection consists of images of businesses and industries located in and around Watervliet, N.Y. in the early 1900's.
The “Working on the Erie Canal” collection contains photographs and documents relating to the canal and its workers.
This collection is comprised of postcards, trade cards, and other ephemera relating to Schenectady County and other nearby areas.