ROC Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit regional audiovisual archive chartered by New York State Department of Education. It is dedicated to the collection, preservation and accessibility of the region’s audiovisual media as an artistic and historical record of the regions rural, suburban and urban cultures and heritages.
Our region encompasses New York State, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
The archive focuses on newsreels, home movies, audio recordings, video recordings and all other audiovisual tools and media created to capture the region’s culture.
The diverse collections feature Kodacolor, Sonochrome, Kodachrome, other safety Kodak film stocks films yet uninspected in the archive and an abundance of digital born images and access materials.
ROC Archive features a mechanical collection of artifacts and a line of regularly engineered machines for transfers we are working with others in our community in support of media preservation.