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Land of the Oneidas

Presents the history of central New York State from the Ice Age to the present day.

In Local Hands

The first comprehensive study of village government formation and dissolution in New York State.

Notable Civil War Veterans of Oswego County, New York

Recounts the compelling stories of Civil War soldiers and sailors who lived in Oswego County, New York.

New York's Great Lost Ballparks

Tells the story of New York's playing grounds, teams, and ballparks of yesteryear.

Signs of Distinction

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.

Truly Blessed and Highly Favored

An intimate and moving account of how the author rose from poverty to become a major Black political figure in New York State.

The Crucible of Public Policy

Relates the dramatic role of New York courts in shaping public policy on key reform legislation in the progressive era.

The Spirit of New York, Second Edition

A celebration of New York State's history through 19 key events from the state's founding to today.

Suffrage and Its Limits

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.

City on the Edge

Explores why people stay in vulnerable cities by looking at Syracuse, New York, through the contemporary experiences of five citizens.

Everything Worthy of Observation

Offers a firsthand account into early-nineteenth-century New York State and Lower Canada during a time of enormous growth and change.

Reflecting Pool

Edited by Laurence Carr
Subjects: General Interest

Both an anthology and an informal textbook that features poetry and essays by twenty-five New York State poets.

New York's Grand Emancipation Jubilee

Examines slavery, abolition, and race in the United States with a special focus on New York State.

A Spirit of Sacrifice

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.

Votes for Women

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.

The Adirondack Architecture Guide, Southern-Central Region

Explores the architectural treasures of the Southern-Central region of New York's Adirondack Park and places them in the context of Adirondack history and culture.

Flight Paths

How a small group of New York biologists brought the peregrine falcon and bald eagle back from the brink of extinction.

Once an Engineer

A funny, tragic, garlicky chronicle of growing up on the wrong side of the tracks in Central New York.

An Irrepressible Conflict

Examines the pivotal role New York State played in the Civil War.

Circle of Vines

Traces the history of the New York wine industry as it evolved across the state.

Twenty West

Traces the route, history, and geography of US 20, America’s longest road.

Richard Varick: A Forgotten Founding Father

The life of a prominent Dutch-American patriot.

Teachers United

The inspiring history of NYSUT, New York State’s largest union, and a powerful progressive force in the state and in the country.

Castles of New York

An architectural and historical tour of twenty-nine of New York State’s finest castles.

SUNY at Sixty

The comprehensive history of the State University of New York system.

Wine - A Gentleman's Game

How one man and his family made their dream of owning a winery come true--and helped revitalize New York's winemaking industry in the process.

New York Sings

New York's fascinating history as presented in song.

Living Waters

Fascinating stories based on the author’s exploration of eight rivers in New York and Québec.

Black Soldiers of New York State

Concise history of the valiant service of New York’s African American soldiers.

Uncrowned Queens, Volume 3

Third volume of biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.

Subdued by the Sword

By James M. Greiner
Subjects: History

Presents the life of Captain John S. Kidder during the Civil War, as told through letters to his wife, Harriet, at home in rural New York.

Uncrowned Queens, Volume 2

Second volume of biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.

Uncrowned Queens, Volume 1

Biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.