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Subgroup # 000
Series # 035
Name of Department: Division of Services for Youth, Children and their Families
Agency Name/Division/Office: Woodshaven Kruse School for Girls
Woodshaven Kruse School Time Capsule Records
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Genealogical and historical description:
Records found in a 1931 time capsule at the Woodshaven Kruse School while the school was being demolished in 2000. The School was formerly known as The Delaware Industrial School for Girls.
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Records include annual and biennial reports for the Delaware Industrial School for Girls, 1899-1900, 1918-1920, 1924-1925, 1925-1926, 1926-1928, 1928-1930; "Woods Haven Echoes" newsletter for April and August 1931; a letter describing the need for a Delaware industrial school for girls and asking for contributions, n.d.; "historical Sketch Read at the Laying of the Corner Stone of the Phoebe Curtis School of Delaware Industrial School for Girls, October 22, 1931; list of names and addresses of Board of Managers, Honorary Board, and Advisory Board of the Delaware Industrial School for Girls, 1931; and the October 22, 1931 issues of the Wilmington Morning News.
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