Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
|Jervis Public Library
The Reid Gallery of Prominent Citizens at the Jervis Public Library in Rome, New York, contains "photographic portraits of prominent men who have in some way been connected with the history of Rome, or its vicinity, who have been born in Rome or have lived in Rome and who have attained prominence in the city of Rome or elsewhere," along with a "historical or biographical sketch" of the respective subject.
|Rochester Regional Health - Rochester Medical Museum & Archvies
The Rochester General Hospital School of Nursing was one of the earliest nursing schools in the United States. This collection includes class photographs and portraits of the graduates, spanning the School’s inception in the late-19th century through its closure in the mid-20th century.