Industrial School for Colored Youth (former) Improvements – Bordentown NJ

Description

What was then known as the New Jersey Manual Training and Industrial School for Colored Youth was improved by the National Youth Administration (NYA) ca. 1936. The site is presently used as a juvenile penal institution.

“In Burlington County 48 colored boys are working at the Bordentown Industrial School for Colored Youth, constructing four tennis courts and keeping the grounds in condition.”

Source notes

"The Dawn," a New Jersey WPA publication; July 1936 issue, page 3. Found at the Jersey City Public Library's New Jersey Room.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bordentown_School

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 8, 2015.

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Location Info


County Road 662, west of I-295
Bordentown, NJ 08505

Coordinates: 40.143620, -74.723023

One comment on “Industrial School for Colored Youth (former) Improvements – Bordentown NJ

  1. County Road 662, west of I-295
    Bordentown, NJ 08505
    we are interested in returning this facility to a trade school

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