Seventh Floor Exhibits

Current Exhibit:

part of a print of the caloric ship Ericsson (digitally altered)

November 2015

Maritime and Marine Art

Past Exhibits:

book covers from the exhibit of new titles

October 2015

New Books

section from the 'Chronological Chart of Ancient, Modern and Biblical History,' one of the items in the Ancient Egypt display

September 2015

Ancient Egypt

Cover of one of the books on social studies education in the August exhibit.

August 2015

Social Studies Educational Resources

NASA photo of the Challenger STS-6 launch

June-July 2015

Space Travel

poster for National Inventors' Month

May 2015

Capital Region Inventors

Image of a monarch butterfly, from the cover of one of the issues of The Conservationist displayed during the exhibit.

April 2015

Environmental Protection and Conservation

New books on display in the NYS Library.

March 2015

New Books

drawings of shaker buildings

February 2015

Black History Month

drawings of shaker buildings

November 2014 - January 2015

Education and Schools among the Shakers in New York State

illustration of parrots from 'Birds of Australia,' one of the books on exhibit

September-October 2014

Birds Down Under

Cover of a guide to the 1964 World's Fair

July-August 2014

Welcome to the Fair!
The 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs in New York City

Cover of 'Blacks in the United States Army: Portraits through History,' one of the books on display in the exhibit.

May-June 2014

Our Colored Heroes: Black Patriots in an Age of Intolerance

Cover of 'Living on a Little,' one of the cookbooks in the exhibit.

January-February 2014


Cover of 'The Thousand days,' one of the books about John F. Kennedy in the exhibit.

November-December 2013

Dallas, 11/22/63: 50 Years Later

Poster from the exhibit

October 2013

Monsters of the Stacks: Bigfoot and Beyond

Cover of Life Magazine, featuring the March on Wasington, from the August 2013 seventh floor exhibit.

August-September 2013

March on Washington, 1963 (Comemmorating the 50th anniversary)

Illustration from 'The Lost Merry-GoRound,' part of the July 2013 seventh floor exhibit of children's literature.

July 2013

Children's Literature in New York

Cover from Sunset magazine, part of the June 2013 exhibit on the seventh floor.

June 2013

Sunset Magazine

Robert Livingston, one of the men who played a key role in drafting New York's first constitution.

April-May 2013

New York Constitutional Conventions

Image from the cover of an issue of the 'Industrial Bulletin,' part of the Women Make History exhibit.

March 2013

Women Make History

'Ski New York' winter tourism poster.

January/February 2013

New York State Winter Wonderland

Cover of sheet music for 'Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer.'"

December 2012

Music for the Season

Part of page two of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, with the phrase 'forever free' highlighted.

Fall 2012

"With the President's Permission..."
New York Acquires the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

Ad with the image of a bulldog from an issue of the trade journal 'Tide.'

August to mid-September 2012

The Tide of Advertising and Marketing

Part of an Earth Science exam from 1979, showing a question about a volcanic eruption.

June-July 2012

Regents Exams

Part of an illustration from the National Police Gazette depicting a shooting.

May 2012

National Police Gazette

Cover of sheet music for a composition called 'The Wreck of the Titanic.'

April 2012

Titanic Centennial

Adirondacks poster

March 2012


Cover of 'the African-American Inventor Series.'

February 2012

African-American Inventors


section of a rebus puzzle letter

January 2012

Rebus Puzzles


Cover from the December 1926 issue of the magazine The Modern Priscilla.

December 2011

The Modern Priscilla - vintage magazine covers


New York State Fair poster

August 2011

New York State Fair


Collier's magazine cover

July 2011

Vintage Collier's Magazine Covers


Poster of teacher with two students, labelled 'The Teacher serves the nation in war - in peace.'

June 2011

World War II Poster Exhibit

Colored illustration of an orange lily.

May 2011

Botanical Plates from North American Wild Flowers

Capitol building on fire, 1911.

March - April, 2011

1911 - The Capitol Fire and the Burning of the New York State Library

Poster advertising the book 'The Beasts of Tarzan' by Edgr Rice Burroughs.

January-February 2011

Books About Posters and Posters About Books

Last Updated: November 10, 2015