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Rochester and Upstate New York History: Home


Many books on the history of New York state, including Rochester, can be found in the 974s.  The 974s are shelved on the Upper level of the Library, near the windows.

Books on various aspects of local history can be found throughout the library's collection.  Please click on any of the books below to view more details about a title, or to search or browse the Library Catalog.

Abolition and the Underground Railroad

Rochester and Monroe County

Women's Rights

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Jennifer Burr
Head of Reference and Roving Librarian,

Instruction Librarian

Office: Main Floor Reading Room

Telephone: 585.389.2133