Browse Collections (15 total)

Oral Histories

Historical anecdotes by local residences of the Poughkeepsie area

Historic Postcards of Vassar College

Postcards spanning the 20th century of the various buildings and scenery found on the historic Vassar College campus in Poughkeepsie.

Historic Postcards of Dutchess County

A collection of early postcards of the Dutchess county area.

Views of Dutchess County

Historical photos of the greater Dutchess County towns & surrounding countryside.

Notable Figures


Historical photos of important personages & figures of note in the history of the Poughkeepsie-Dutchess County area.

Groups & Social Clubs


Historical photos of groups & social clubs in the Poughkeepsie area.

Views of Main Street

Historical photos of Main Street & the Main Mall district in Poughkeepsie.

Police, Soldiers, & Firefighters

Historical photos of the police, soldiers & firefighters of Poughkeepsie.

Poughkeepsie Bridges

Historical photos of the Mid-Hudson (FDR) Bridge & the Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge (Walkway over the Hudson).

Adriance Memorial Library/PPLD

Historical photos of Adriance Memorial Library (Poughkeepsie Public Library District).

Views of Poughkeepsie


Historical photos of the streets & businesses of the Poughkeepsie area.

Sports & Entertainment

Historical photos of sporting events, theatrical productions & social events in the Poughkeepsie area.

Poughkeepsie Schools

Historical photos of Poughkeepsie schools, colleges, & military institutions.