Posts tagged "New York City"
Black Child Savers Along the Hudson

Black Child Savers Along the Hudson

By Geoff K. Ward When Dr. M. E. Ross’s yacht pulled into the Hudson, NY harbor in July of 1936, few likely realized that it carried something other than an...

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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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House of Refuge for Women, 1887 – 1904

House of Refuge for Women, 1887 – 1904

In the midst of the nation’s first great depression that began in 1873 with the collapse of the New York City financial markets, the House of Refuge for Women was built...

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The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same…Or Do They?

The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same…Or Do They?

Echoing trends over a century ago, today’s reformers’ are critical of large juvenile prisons and aim to create small, ‘home-like’ environments for confined youth. In 1906, at the Seventh New...

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