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Two photographs of the State Industrial School for Boys buildings and grounds, located in Topeka, Kansas. This facility opened in 1881 under the control of the Board of Trustees of the State Charitable Institutions. The goal of the school was to reform boys under the age of sixteen who had committed criminal acts. Boys were taught to be farmers, dairymen, tailors, carpenters, linemen, cobblers, barbers, cooks, waiters, machinists, and engineers.

Date: Between 1890 and 1930

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Item Number: 229037
Call Number: FK2.7 IST. *3-4a
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 229037

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