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Printed items concerning school operations

Held by the New York State Archives


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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of miscellaneous printed materials from the State Agricultural and Industrial School. Records include a menu headed "An Improved Diet - Begun in 1868," a newspaper article about schooling, discipline, parole, and rewards for good behavior at the school; clippings about the arrest of four jewel thieves, one of whom had been an inmate at the Elmira Reformatory; and a report entitled "Is It Worth 8 Cents a Day?" summarizing the previous year's parole practices at the school.
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0.2 cu. ft. (4 items)
Inclusive Dates:
[ca. 1875-1939
Series Number:
A3163

Scope and Content Note

This series contains a one-week menu headed "An Improved Diet - Begun in 1868," ca. 1875; newspaper article about schooling, discipline, parole, and rewards for good behavior at the school, July 20, 1930; news clippings about the arrest of four jewel thieves, one of whom had been an inmate at the Elmira Reformatory, December 13, 1907; and report by the Parole Director entitled "Is It Worth 8 Cents a Day?" summarizing the previous year's parole practices at the school, 1939.

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