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

Brasher Postcards


St. Lawrence County Historical Association

This collection consists of postcards containing images of Brasher Falls, New York, dating roughly between 1890 and 1930. Included are images of St. Joseph's Academy, Main Street, the St. Regis River, Brasher Falls, the 1913 Helena Flood, and over-sized vegetables.

Miner Institute Blueprints and Maps Collection


Miner Institute

Heart's Delight Farm in Chazy, New York was a state-of-the-art farm in the early 20th century. This collection includes blueprints and maps depicting the farm and its buildings.

Naples Public Library Postcard Collection


Naples Library

Photographic and illustrated postcards relating to Naples, New York in the Finger Lakes region. In particular, the images highlight the natural features of the area, especially Canandaigua Lake throughout the early to mid-20th century.

Port Washington Main Street Collection


Port Washington Public Library

The Port Washington Main Street Collection brings together photographs, postcards, and other historic materials that reflect the rich past of this community nestled between Manhasset and Hempstead Bays.

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.