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

A History of the Black Community of Syracuse


Onondaga Community College - Coulter Library

Photographs and documents from the mid-1800s to early-1900s, relating to African American life and history in Central New York.

Albion Winegar Tourgee Collection


Chautauqua County Historical Society

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.

Brentwood Historical Collection


Brentwood Public Library

History books on Brentwood and Long Island, NY.

Jewish Buffalo Image Collection


Jewish Buffalo Archives Project

A collection of photographs documenting the Jewish community in Buffalo and the Greater Niagara region from the early 20th century to present day.

Union College Aaron J. Feingold Judaica Collection


Union College

This collection contains North African Postcards of Jewish women, children, and families dating back to the early 20th Century.