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Commercial Appeal newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries

Identifier

sc.0452.01.023_003.005

Description

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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7-7-2021

Date

1933 April

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Keywords

Industrial schools--Tennessee--Bartlett.

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