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.
Correspondence and historical records from Brentwood, NY.
This collection includes one oral history video conducted by students at Central Square High School.
Items from the papers of historian Elsie Gutchess, including primary and secondary materials relating to the history of women in the United States.
Items from the personal papers and library of abolitionist, suffragist, and peace activist Emily Howland, including her collection of political pamphlets, posters, and program documents.

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