The ARL's Kay Flickinger Dockstader Collection includes over 700 photographs of hiking and skiing trips in the Adirondacks and throughout New York State. This exhibit featured prints from her Adirondack adventures in the 1930s, '40s and '50s.
In many ways, Forest Ranger history mirrors the history of conservation in New York State. This exhibit, created by Anna Gagion (’19), examined how the role of Forest Rangers in the Adirondack Park has evolved during the last century.
The people and policy of New York State were just beginning to define what an Adirondack Park would look like in the early 20th century. This exhibit of John S. Apperson's winter photography highlighted his vision of the recreational potential the north's woods and waters offered year round.
The maps in this exhibit graphically showed the increase in knowledge about the region and what was important to European military strategists, entrepreneurs, and tourists over the last 450 years.