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Land of the Oneidas

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

Bush League, Big City

The saga of New York’s push to build two minor-league baseball stadiums, colored by dollars, politics, and dreams

In Local Hands

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

The Best of the Adirondack Tales

The best of W.H.H. Murray’s 19th century Adirondack stories, selected by Murray’s biographer and great, great grandson, Randall S. Beach

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.

Inside the Green Lobby

A veteran environmental lobbyist reveals the behind-the-scenes struggles to address threats to the future of New York's Adirondack Park.

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.

Forest and Crag

A compelling story of our ever-evolving relationship with mountains and wilderness.

The Moving of the Water

Stories anchored in the Welsh American immigrant experience.

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.

Still Speaking of Nature

An engaging and accessible introduction to the natural world in New England and upstate New York.

An Irrepressible Conflict

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

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.

Maurice Kenny

Edited by Penelope Myrtle Kelsey
Foreword by Joseph Bruchac
Subjects: American Studies

Explores the work of Maurice Kenny, a pivotal figure in American Indian literature from the 1950s to the present.

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.

The Firekeeper

An epic adventure based on the extraordinary historical story of Sir William Johnson and the author's dreams of a Mohawk "woman of power" who lived three centuries ago.

White Savage

Brings a strikingly original perspective to Johnson’s life, and suggests new ways of thinking about Johnson’s part in creating a nation he did not live to see.

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.

In Gotham's Shadow

Examines the effects of globalization on three New York communities—Utica, Cooperstown, and Hartwick.

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.