DCHS VP Public Workspace


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.

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"Over Here" Exhibitions

Online by topic or location

Display at DMV County Office Building

County Display

Stop by ground floor, rotating exhibitions from various towns

DCHS Yearbook

Yearbook Range SQ

Photo Essay ~ Dec 2018 ~ in development

The Photographs of Reuben Van Vlack / DCHS Fred Close Collection are a Central Feature

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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.

Link to national WWI Memorial Documentation project.


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Memorials Inventory

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.

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Oral Histories

1916 NYS Military Census County Summary

1922 Statewide Honor Roll

For best view click on "Show Fullscreen"
at bottom right

For best view click on "Show Fullscreen"
For best view click on "Show Fullscreen"