New York State Archives, NYSA_A0412-78_B01_F15_CohoesHomecoming
Cohoes Homecoming Program Cover, World War I, June 8-9, 1919.
How did the people of Cohoes, NY honor their World War I veterans?
What call did the men of Cohoes answer? Explain your answer.
How do you think the soldiers felt about this celebration? Explain your answer.
Research the homecoming of Vietnam soldiers in the 1970s. Compare their experience to the one of a World War I soldier in 1919.
Art: Design a program cover for a welcome home celebration for troops from Iraq or Afghanistan.
English Language Arts: Write an article for the local paper describing your experience at this welcome home celebration in Cohoes in 1919.
Gilbert, Martin. The First World War. Harper Collins: New York, 1995.