Online Exhibits

A selection of treasures from the NEHGS collections

We have several online exhibits, or galleries, of items of special interest to genealogists. Please browse the following:

  • Decorative Family Registers from Special Collections
    This exhibit contains a selection of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century decorative family registers from the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections.
  • City Directories
    Examples from our collection, including: Boston, New York , Providence, and Utica (N.Y) directories.
  • Community Builders
    AJHS-NEA's collections illustrate the vibrant history of Jewish institutions, organizations and family-run businesses, including supermarkets, factories, schools, synagogues, philanthropic institutions and community groups. These photographs only constitute a small sampling of our collections.
  • Among Mishpocha
    AJHS-NEA holds the papers of numerous Jewish families and individuals from the Greater Boston and New England communities, including those of businessmen, judges, educators, and Rabbis. Here is just a sampling the types of images and documents found in our family and individual papers.