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Opened in 1905, the Shelby County Industrial and Training School was located on Memphis-Arlington Road near Alturia. It was a county sponsored home for homeless or destitute boys. The school was the precursor to the Shelby County Juvenile Detention system and was shut down in 1935. The buildings were demolished soon after.
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"Shelby County Industrial and Training School, Bartlett, TN, 1933" (2021). Memphis. 151.