Prints & Photographs

Prints & PhotograpsRHS houses a substantial collection of original photographs and photographic prints, which are catalogued. For more information, please contact our librarian and archivist William Keeler at (585) 623-8285 or


To help in your research, we are adding indexes! You can search by people, business, religion, etc.

Bridges Buildings Businesses
Celebrations Cemeteries Entertainment
Fires/Firefighting Health Care Military
Misc. Topics Monuments/Markers Organizations
Parades/Pageants Parks People
Places Religion Rochester
Schools Sports Streets
Towns Transportation War

You may also wish to view the Monroe County Library System’s Rochester Images database, an online collection of thousands of images held in city archives and museums throughout Rochester and Monroe County.