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

Gar Wood was a successful speedboat racer and business owner. This collection relates to his racing career and his business,GarWood Industries, which specialized in building motorboats.
The Port Washington Main Street Collection brings together photographs, postcards, and other historic materials that reflect the rich past of this community nestled between Manhasset and Hempstead Bays.