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us: Training School at Vineland (Vineland, N.J.)


  • [Opened 1888 as New Jersey Home for the Education and Care of Feeble-Minded Children. About 1892 name changed to New Jersey Training School for Feeble-Minded Children. In 1900 name changed to New Jersey Training School for Feeble-Minded Girlsand Boys, and in 1912 to the above form.]

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    • us: Vineland Training School (Vineland, N.J.)
  • Related Terms

    • us: American Institute for Mental Studies (Vineland, N.J.)
    • us: Elwyn Institute
  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from Rutgers Univ. Lib. for Johnstone, E.R. Papers, 1897-1958 (Vineland Training School; Vineland, N.J.)
    • found: LC data base, 7-21-88 (hdg.: Vineland, N.J. Training School) manual auth. cd. (hdg.: Vineland, N.J. Training School; opened 1888; until 1900 named New Jersey Home for the Education and Care of Feeble-Minded Children; from 1900-1912 named New Jersey Training School for Feeble-Minded Girls and Boys; from 1912 called Training School at Vineland, N.J.)
    • found: Phone call to Training School, 7/20/88, P. McCallion, dir. (New Jersey Home for the Education and Care of Feeble-Minded Children f. 1888 by Rev. S.O. Garrison who f. NJ State Institute for Feeble-Minded Women (later Vineland State School; Vineland Developmental Center) across the street at same time; in 1900 name changed to New Jersey Training School for Feeble-Minded Girls and Boys; after 1912 called Training School at Vineland; in 1964 renamed American Institute for Mental Studies; in 1987 name reverted to Training School at Vineland; private institution affil. with Elwyn Institute of Pa.; primarily oriented to education of mentally handicapped children, but other patients too) not to be confused with Vineland State School [state inst.])
  • General Notes

    • [Opened 1888 as New Jersey Home for the Education and Care of Feeble-Minded Children. About 1892 name changed to New Jersey Training School for Feeble-Minded Children. In 1900 name changed to New Jersey Training School for Feeble-Minded Girlsand Boys, and in 1912 to the above form.]
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Old catalog heading: Vineland, N.J. Training School]
    • [From 1912-1964 sometimes called American Institute for Mental Studies.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1988-07-25: new
    • 2014-03-07: revised
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