Browse Collections (32 total)

African American Oral History Project

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Oral history interviews with the African American community for the Yonkers Public Library African American Oral History Project. There are…

Van Suetendael Collection

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Correspondence, engineering drawings, financial statements, and various documents related to Achille Octave Van Suetendael and his brother Arthur J.…

Yonkers Fire Department

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A list of Yonkers fire department locations.

St. Nicholas of Myra Byzantine Catholic Church

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Anniversary celebration journals and books of the St. Nicholas of Myra Byzantine Catholic Church.

Contributors: St. Nicholas of Myra Byzantine Catholic Church

9/11 Remembrance

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Materials related to the remembrance of Yonkers residents who passed away on 9/11, during the War on Terror, and as a result of working at Ground…

Documenting the COVID-19 Pandemic in Yonkers

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Oral history interviews with people about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Assyrian American Oral History Project

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An oral history project with Assyrian Americans about their culture, history and traditions.

Yonkers Public Library Writing Group

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Interviews with writers who talk about their passion for writing.
Short stories read out loud.

Ruth Leonard Collection

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Ruth Leonard worked at the Halsted School in Yonkers for thirty years. She became its headmistress in 1941.
Following her retirement, she traveled…

Local History

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Oral history interviews that describe the history of Yonkers and Westchester County.

Additionally, there are photographs of events in history that…