WWI Red Hook

The Town of Red Hook’s Part in the World War 1917-1919

Their stories
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Men drafted into service 1917

Women in service, traditional roles

Shortages of fuel, food at home

From the Tivoli Times-Journal

Stories and Letters

Edward Coon, drafted, reports to Court House at Poughkeepsie and was “sent directly to Camp Wadsworth, South Carolina”

New roles for women

Children in service to the cause