Schenectady's home for history


Whether you want to know what your house or street looked like in the 1920s, or you’re doing some genealogy and want to find out what your great-great-grandmother looked like, our photograph collections can help you out. These collections cover a variety of topics to give you a glimpse into Schenectady’s past. Follow the links below for finding aids and guides to our photo collections. You can find some of our photograph collection online at our New York Heritage page.