This page is the public, shared workspace of the DCHS Vice Presidents
List of VP's and role description here
2018: Year of the Veteran in Dutchess County is a collaborative effort lead by DCHS, offices of County Executive, Director of Veterans Services and Historian, and local counterparts in each community. Participation is open to all! Our wish is for the Full scope of this collaborative work to align with state and even national efforts, giving our local work greater context and larger, more visible platform.
"Over Here" Exhibitions
Display at DMV County Office Building
Stop by ground floor, rotating exhibitions from various towns
Photo Essay ~ Dec 2018 ~ in development
The Photographs of Reuben Van Vlack / DCHS Fred Close Collection are a Central Feature
Initial focus on two pieces of exhibition content
Local Memorials Inventory
An important feature of the online exhibition will involve documenting all WWI-related memorials in the county which range from "living memorials" that remain gardens to this day, to more traditional plaques and statues.
Oral Histories Library
The Oral History program is a significant component of the online exhibition. We are expanding on work initiated by Bard College's Gretta Tritch Roman and Historic Red Hook in their work with students in the development and use of of a Mobil History Van.as well as Marist College, Hudson River Valley Institute and the Library of Congress.
Please check back for updates.
Published and unpublished county-wide information from the period relating to draftees, others
1916 NYS Military Census County Summary
1922 Statewide Honor Roll
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