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

Railroad Photograph Collection


CNY Chapter National Railway Historical Society

The collection provides pictorial information showing locomotives and rolling stock of railroads that once served New York State and adjacent states and provinces.

Raquette River Dams Oral History Project


Traditional Arts in Upstate New York

The Raquette River Oral History Project, conducted by TAUNY and project partners from 2014 to 2016, documents the stories of people involved in or significantly affected by the construction of the hydroelectric dams and powerhouses along the Raquette River.

Residential Albany, New York


Albany Public Library

This collection contains photographs of residential areas of Albany, New York.

Rochester City General Hospital School of Nursing Collection


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.

Rockville Historic School Photographs


Rockville Centre Public Library

This collection contains photographs of different schools and classrooms located in the Rockville area.

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