Record Group #
Subgroup # 000
Series # 036
Name of Department: Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families
Agency Name/Division/Office: Delaware Industrial School for Girls / Woods Haven Kruse School
Records of the Delaware Industrial School for Girls
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Genealogical and historical description:
Primarily publications about the school, a home for female juvenile offenders.
Scope and Contents:
Records include a deed from Samuel Bancroft to the Delaware Industrial School for Girls, 1895; a history of the School, ca. 1911; an invitation to the laying of the cornerstone, 1914; program for laying of cornerstone ceremony, 1893; "Perspective View...Proposed New Building for the Delaware Industrial School for Girls," ca. 1898; and calling cards from School Managers, n.d. Other records include annual reports from the Women's Christian Temperance Union of Delaware, 1892 and 1892; several Wilmington newspapers: Evening Journal, September 26, 1898 and July 1, 1914; Every Evening, April 13, 1895 (Woman's Edition), September 26, 1898, June 13, 1914; The Morning News, September 27, 1898 and July 11, 1914; The Star, September 25, 1898 and July 12, 1914; and the Delmarva Edition, n.d. The newspapers contain a number of short histories of Delaware towns written by women as well are many articles about women's issues.
Arrangement of Material:
Arranged alphabetically by folder heading.