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

Correspondence and historical records from Brentwood, NY.
Albion W. Tourgee (1838 - 1905) was a Civil War veteran, politician, and lawyer. He played a pivotal role in the Plessy v. Ferguson case and was a pioneering civil rights activist. This collection includes his correspondence, as well as legal documents, articles, and photographs.
This collection contains images of diaries belonging to American men who served in various wars, including the Civil War, World War I, and World War II.
Historical manuscripts relating to Huntington’s involvement in the Revolutionary and Civil War.
Selected issues of the newspaper, National Anti-Slavery Standard, which promoted equality and emancipation during the mid-19th century.

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