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

The North Star


St. John Fisher College

A collection of the anti-slavery newspaper, The North Star, published by noted abolitionist Frederick Douglass in the mid-19th century.

The Roosevelts Visit Syracuse


SUNY Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library

Photographs and documents relating to Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt’s visits to Syracuse, New York in the early to mid-20th century.

War Diaries


New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center

This collection contains images of diaries belonging to American men who served in various wars, including the Civil War, World War I, and World War II.

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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