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  • Collection: Vermont Industrial School

Photo_Weeks_hospital_bldg_nd.JPG
A view of the front of the hospital building on a snowy, winter day.

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A number of buildings are situated throughout the campus and surround an open field.

The_Weeks_School_A_Doc_Hist_Introduction_1981.pdf
This is the introduction of a broader collection of reports on the Weeks School. The introduction discusses the school’s brief history and outlines the purpose of the historical review.

VIS_newspaper_coverage_of_controversies_1973-79.pdf
These newspaper articles describe a number of controversies relating to the Weeks School from 1973 to 1979. Included in the articles is a testimony from former cottage parents, an examination of discipline practices, and a summary of recent escapes…

Photo_Weeks_staff_1893.JPG
A group of staff members congregate outside of a building at the Weeks School.

Photo_children_gathering_hay_1919.JPG
Four children gather piles of hay in the wide open farmland. Inmate labor, especially farming, played a major role at the Industrial School.

Photo_Barns_nd.JPG
Cows graze on farmland and a few of the school’s barns are visible in the background.

Photo_Andrews_cottage_girls_nd.JPG
Andrews Cottage for all girls lies between trees on an open field.

Photo_Admin_Bldg_X-mas_circa1950.JPG
Snow covers the administration building at Christmas Time.

Chapel_circa1930.JPG
Men and women walk out of the chapel after participating in a ceremony of religious worship.
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