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State Industrial School for Girls

Added by yongli on 10/11/2021 - 17:32, last changed on 10/11/2021 - 17:32
Established by the Colorado legislature in 1887, the State Industrial School for Girls was a combined reform school, foster care, and prison that trained young, marginalized women to be domestic servants. Late nineteenth-century industrialization had prompted both urban poverty and anxiety about...
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