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Girls doing laundry at the Florida Industrial School for Girls in Ocala, Florida.
S 2241, Box 1, folder 7
Juvenile corrections--Florida--Marion County--Ocala
Juvenile justice, Administration of--Florida--Marion County--Ocala
Cleaning--Study and teaching
Service industries workers
Female juvenile delinquents--Education
Laundry--Study and teaching
The Florida Industrial School for Girls (also known as East Hall or McPherson Government Complex) was a reclamation school for delinquent females in Ocala, Florida. The state legislature first established the school in 1915, and it opened in 1917. The industrial school originally accepted girls from nine to seventeen years of age, but later accepted only those ages twelve to seventeen. No pregnant females were allowed. They were trained in home economics as well as traditional school curricula. The facility was located at 307 Southeast 26th Terrace. In 1995, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Girls doing laundry at the Florida Industrial School for Girls in Ocala, Florida. 1950 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/258425>, accessed 27 September 2022.
Girls doing laundry at the Florida Industrial School for Girls in Ocala, Florida. 1950 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/258425>