Posts tagged "New York State Training School for Girls"
Nina Bernstein and the 'mystery' of Shirley Wilder

Nina Bernstein and the ‘mystery’ of Shirley Wilder

                                New York Times reporter Nina Bernstein discusses the origins of her ground-breaking book, The Lost Children...

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Will You Take a Summer Time Trip with Me to the New York State Training School for Girls, Hudson, NY?

Will You Take a Summer Time Trip with Me to the New York State Training School for Girls, Hudson, NY?

Sue Tenerowicz  of Hudson, NY shared her grandmother, Bessie Butt’s, photo albums with the Prison Public Memory Project. The first 20 or so pages (before those depicting Boonesville where she was...

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The Training School For Girls:  Punishment or Protection?

The Training School For Girls: Punishment or Protection?

In November 1905, Minnie B. Wade, a parole agent for the newly established New York State Training School for Girls located in Hudson, NY, addressed participants at the Sixth Annual...

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Russ Immarigeon receives fellowship from NY State Archives

Prison Public Memory Project contributor Russ Immarigeon was recently awarded a research fellowship from the New York State Archives in support of his ongoing research  into the history of New...

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New York State Training School for Girls, 1904 – 1975

New York State Training School for Girls, 1904 – 1975

In 1904, when the New York House of Refuge for Women in Hudson, NY closed, the New York State Training School for Girls took its place to establish a separate...

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Why it is important "Remember"

Why it is important “Remember”

 Mary Allen was interviewed and photographed by Suzanne Snider on June 2nd, 2011. In the 1970’s, Mary worked at the New York State Training School for Girls in Hudson as well as...

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