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Title Articles re Hoboken YMCA Hudson Hut; Railroad Association Magazine, Volume VIII, No. 1, Jan. 15, 1920.
Object Name Report
Catalog Number 2001.126.0051
MULTIMEDIA LINKS CLICK HERE to view the PDF; note - please be patient while file opens.
Collection Hoboken Societies & Organizations Collection
Credit Museum Collection.
Scope & Content Hudson Hut, Hoboken. Railroad Association Magazine, Volume VIII, No. 1, January 15, 1920. 32 pp plus cover (lacking rear cover), 8-1/4" x 11-1/4" high; photos. One leaf clipped (pp 21-22) at bottom. PDF on file.

Publication subtitled: The Organ of the Railroad Young Men's Christian Associations.

Cover story with featured articles, testimonials, etc, with photos about the Hoboken YMCA Hudson Hut and other ones takes is the first half of this issue.

A tribute to this support facility for the many service members of the Army and Navy (and merchant marine men) at the Port of Embarkation and Debarkation in Hoboken during World War I. Many people associated with the organization wrote articles, letters or were featured; photos noted; plus there were 10 other group photos.

Major General David C. Shanks (photo)
Major John T. Axton, Chaplain U.S. Army (photo)
Lupton Wilkinson
Mrs. Jane W. Wilbur, in charge of hostess room (photo)
Miss Mary R. Tooker, in charge of hostess room (photo)
Mr. C.E. Brown, general secretary of Hudson Hut (photo)
Chaplain Burkhalter
S.A. Sanders, educational secretary
W.F. Berry, religious secretary
V.A. Boyd, entertainment secretary
J.B. White, previous general secretary of Hudson Hut
A.C. Estes, previous general secretary of Hudson Hut
W.W. Phelps, Captain, United States Navy (former Captain of the U.S.S. Leviathan) (photo)
Dr. John P. Munn, chairman, transportation committee
J. Palmer Campbell (photo)
S. Henry Baldwin (photo)
Brigadier General George H. McManus, Troop Movement Officer
Mr. Safford (mentioned by Shanks as an early organizer, but not otherwise identified)

Other photos:
front cover: Waiting for News during a Baseball Game in the "World Series"
pg 3: exterior photo: Hudson Hut, Hoboken, the Super "Y" Hut of America
pg 6: Volunteer Workers at Hudson Hut
pg 7: Another Group of Hudson Hut Volunteer Workers. They are seated in the roomy and attractive cafeteria.
pp 16-17: In Hudson Hut, Hoboken; America's Largest "Y" Hut
(six captioned photos)
-Hudson Hut Christmas Celebration
-Monday Night Bible Class - 102 Service Men Present
-250 Yeomanettes Entertained at Hudson Hut
-American Legion Men at Hudson Hut
-Free Thanksgiving Dinner to Service Men
-Watching World Series Baseball Returns.





People Axton, Major John T.
Shanks, Major General David
Tooker, Mary R.
Wilbur, Jane
Brown, C.E.
Phelps, Captain W.W.
Baldwin, S. Henry
Campbell, Palmer
Date 1920
Year Range from 1920
Year Range to 1920
Search Terms Railroad YMCA
Y.M.C.A.
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Lackawanna Terminal
Y.M.C.A. Hudson Hut
World War I
World War
U.S. Navy
U.S. Army
Port of Embarkation
Port of Debarkation
Hudson Square Park
127 Hudson St.
Caption front cover: Hudson Hut, Hoboken; News ... Baseball Game ... World Series
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Classification Social & Personal Activity
Business & Commerce
Railroads
Buildings
War
Military
U.S. Army
U.S. Navy
Volunteers
Parks
Interiors
Exteriors
Women