The New York State Training School for Girls was established in Hudson, New York in 1904 as a new establishment for the internment of “incorrigible” girls between the ages of 12 and 15.
Posts Tagged: School
Cats and Dogs
A boy with his cat, a boy with his dog.
Studious & Crafty
Solemn class portraits from young adults c. 1900s in Kentucky, reading, writing, arithmetic, knitting and embroidery.
13 Yr Old Compares School System to Slavery
Eighth grader Jada Williams, a student at School #3 in Rochester NY, wrote a compelling essay connecting the Rochester School System to Frederick Douglas’s The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, or slavery.
Motion Picture School
1925 — The hopeful applicants to Paramount Motion Picture School on Astoria, Long Island!
Early motion pictures made by inventor extraordinaire Thomas Edison.
Dream Interview with Blake Nelson
As far as I can tell, Blake Nelson has never been a seventeen-year-old teenage girl, yet the unassuming forty-something has somehow completely nailed what it is to be a teenage girl in his numerous novels.