Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
Verne Morton’s photography concentrated on the day-to-day activities of the residents of Groton and the surrounding area. With his cumbersome glass plate view camera and tripod, Morton took remarkable photographs of farm life, family activities, and children in school and at play.
This is a collection of photographs of important people, places, and events; as well as documents that were used by the students and faculty in the beginning years of the college when it was a vocational school for educating returning veterans in automotive technology, machine operation and many areas of construction.
The collection contains information surrounding exhibitions of his work, photographs of Hammer, and information on and works from the Anvil Press. Tangential materials included in the collection are the products of the Wells College Press, which uses Hammer's Press, and information about the Wells College Books Arts Center.
This collection contains a sampling of historic black and white photographs of Albany, New York.