Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
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.
This collection of photographs reflect Ben Gilman's work, travels and meetings with important leaders worldwide.
Correspondence and historical records from Brentwood, NY.
This collection includes one oral history video conducted by students at Central Square High School.