Presents the history of central New York State from the Ice Age to the present day.
The first comprehensive study of village government formation and dissolution in New York State.
A classic guide to the history and architecture of the historic manors and homes of the Hudson River Valley
An essential resource for dedicated cyclists planning a trip through the state or casual riders seeking new stretches of trail to enjoy with family and friends. Great for those traveling by foot, boat, or car as well.
The best of W.H.H. Murray’s 19th century Adirondack stories, selected by Murray’s biographer and great, great grandson, Randall S. Beach
Tells the story of New York's playing grounds, teams, and ballparks of yesteryear.
Classic works by naturalist John Burroughs on his beloved Catskill region.
Fifty-one unique New York towns with great stories to tell, from L. Frank Baum's and Jello's hometowns to the birthplace of the Women's Rights Movement.
An intimate and moving account of how the author rose from poverty to become a major Black political figure in New York State.
Relates the dramatic role of New York courts in shaping public policy on key reform legislation in the progressive era.
A celebration of New York State's history through 19 key events from the state's founding to today.
A veteran environmental lobbyist reveals the behind-the-scenes struggles to address threats to the future of New York's Adirondack Park.
Brings to life the dramatic and colorful career of William Sulzer (1863–1941), former governor of New York State.
A creative travelogue of landscape and memory.
An indispensable resource for dedicated cyclists planning to bike across the state or the casual rider looking to take the family out for a couple of hours. Great for walkers, boaters, and auto travelers, too.
Reflects on the legacy and limits of suffrage in New York State as a way to understand present-day issues with women's social and political rights, as well proposes ideas for future progress.
Tells the forgotten but surprising stories of the many handsome and significant buildings in downtown Troy, New York.
Offers a firsthand account into early-nineteenth-century New York State and Lower Canada during a time of enormous growth and change.
Editorials, op-eds, and other writings by a memorable newspaperman.
Recounts the transformation of two daily newspapers in the face of economic downturns and sweeping technological change.
A celebration of the Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist who put Albany on the world’s literary map.
Both an anthology and an informal textbook that features poetry and essays by twenty-five New York State poets.
Examines slavery, abolition, and race in the United States with a special focus on New York State.
From the Nile to the Hudson, the story of how two Egyptian mummies joined an American museum collection.
How the Pine Hills neighborhood in Albany, New York, changed and grew, as reflected in the history of one house and the lives of its residents.
Focuses on the posters of World War I as a medium to interpret the tremendous role played by New York State and its citizens in the war effort.
Chronicles the history of the women’s rights and suffrage movements in New York State and examines the important role the state played in the national suffrage movement.
Tells the untold story of the life and career of Nathan Sanford, a New York State lawyer-politician who capitalized on opportunities created by the new politics of the early Republic to achieve social mobility.
A quirky survival guide to New York's Capital District.
The inspirational story of an African American community that migrated from the Deep South to Albany, New York, in the 1930s.
An account of a mysterious murder committed in nineteenth-century Troy, New York, and the sensational trial that ensued.
A joyful journey through Pete Dubacher’s Berkshire Bird Paradise, and a thoughtful contemplation of our relationship to birds and nature.
The inside story of how a three-year old filly captured the hearts of racing fans and cemented her bid to be named Horse of the Year.
A lavishly illustrated history of New York's Capitol and its recent renovation.
Examines the pivotal role New York State played in the Civil War.
Reveals a remarkable woman’s life and her contributions to social justice movements related to Civil Rights, feminism, lesbian and gay liberation, anti-racism, and Black feminism.
Traces the route, history, and geography of US 20, America’s longest road.
A behind-the-scenes look at one of New York's most colorful and influential governors.
An artist’s appreciation of the Collar City, Troy, New York.
The life of a prominent Dutch-American patriot.
A lively and entertaining memoir of a life in public service to the city and state of New York.
The inspiring history of NYSUT, New York State’s largest union, and a powerful progressive force in the state and in the country.
A journey into Albany’s historic past and the city’s role in three pivotal historical narratives: the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and the construction of the Erie Canal.
An architectural and historical tour of twenty-nine of New York State’s finest castles.
A former state legislator and a political scientist team up to show how New York's legislature was once the nation's model professional legislature, and how it might recover from its present dysfunction.
A beautifully crafted memoir by one of America's finest storytellers.
A dramatic and colorful portrait of one of New York’s most remarkable governors, Hugh L. Carey, with emphasis on his leadership during the fiscal crisis of 1975.
The comprehensive history of the State University of New York system.
A powerful account of the hazards, challenges, and dangers faced by America's first-responders.
New York's fascinating history as presented in song.
A history of Dutch Schenectady.
Concise history of the valiant service of New York’s African American soldiers.
Third volume of biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.
Second volume of biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.
Biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.