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

Photographs of an African American community in Syracuse, New York that were collected as part of a photo-documentation project.
Documents and artifacts related to enslaved people and African American servants at Cherry Hill, a historic house located on South Pearl Street in Albany, New York, United States.
Photographs and documents from the mid-1800s to early-1900s, relating to African American life and history in Central New York.