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

Working on the Erie Canal


Erie Canal Museum

The “Working on the Erie Canal” collection contains photographs and documents relating to the canal and its workers.

World War 2 Fallen Sons


Middleburgh Library

This collection consists of newspaper articles about the men from Middleburgh, NY and the surrounding area who died in World War II.

World War I Era Postcard Collection


Union College

This collection is a collection of World War I-era postcards that were a gift to Union College from William Nelson Potter Dailey, a member of the class of 1884.

World's Fair Items Dr. Best House & Medical Exhibit


Middleburgh Library

This collection contains items relating to the World’s Fair.

WPA Fine Arts Projects in Rochester


University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

This collection includes drawings, photographs, and posters created for the WPA  Federal Arts Project in the Rochester, New York region during the late 1930s.

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