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

Polish Community of Syracuse, NY


Syracuse Polish Home - Polish Heritage Library

Photographs displaying the people and community activities of the Syracuse Polish Home in the 20th century.

Radical Abolitionist


St. John Fisher College

A collection of the Radical Abolitionist newspaper published by the Central Abolition Committee during the mid-19th century.

Safe Haven


Oswego Public Library

Photographs and documents relating to the Jewish refugees at the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter or "Safe Haven" during World War II.

The Anti-Slavery Record


St. John Fisher College

Selected issues of the abolitionist newspaper, The Anti-Slavery Record, published in 1836.

The Emancipator


St. John Fisher College

Selected issues of the abolitionist newspaper, The Emancipator, from 1838 through 1839.

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