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  • Tags: World War One

This man is standing facing the camera while smiling. The three stripes on his shoulder denote his rank of Sergeant in the military. He is featured in several photos of the WWI section of their photo album.

A line of women in uniform are standing. There are two photos, taken in sequence and consist of the same shot.

Five women look at the camera while sitting. They are clad in their uniforms and are smiling for the picture.

A group of five women in uniform are surrounding a pump in a semi-circle facing the camera. Four of the women are standing, while the fifth has tongue out and is drinking water from the pump.

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The WLA had a camp in Ridgefield which organized women to take over the traditionally male role of providing food for the family through farming and harvesting crops. Ridgefield had thirty women (mostly students) who came to Ridgefield to work the…

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William "Bill" Cummings is staring at the camera in uniform.

William Cummings.pdf
The article at the top has the American Flag logo which is typically placed at the top of any articles in the Ridgefield Press which have news about the war. Underneath it gives a short obituary to him pertaining his service during the war and life.

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While Windsor had created the trend of "honor roll boards", which would be adopted across many towns in Connecticut to keep fresh in the minds of thier residents those who served overseas, Ridgefield is unclear if it did. Inquiring with several…

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The first two pages of the item are also discussing Ridgefield and the War, but the image had been damaged and is partially illegible.
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