|Title||Articles re Hoboken YMCA Hudson Hut; Railroad Association Magazine, Volume VIII, No. 1, Jan. 15, 1920.|
|MULTIMEDIA LINKS||CLICK HERE to view the PDF; note - please be patient while file opens.|
|Collection||Hoboken Societies & Organizations 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)
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)
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)
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.
Axton, Major John T.
Shanks, Major General David
Tooker, Mary R.
Phelps, Captain W.W.
Baldwin, S. Henry
|Year Range from||1920|
|Year Range to||1920|
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Y.M.C.A. Hudson Hut
World War I
Port of Embarkation
Port of Debarkation
Hudson Square Park
127 Hudson St.
|Caption||front cover: Hudson Hut, Hoboken; News ... Baseball Game ... World Series|
Social & Personal Activity
Business & Commerce