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Bordentown School

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Location type: School
Location address: United States, Burlington
Number of texts: 1
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The Bordentown School (officially titled the Manual Training and Industrial School for Colored Youth, the State of New Jersey Manual Training School and Manual Training and Industrial School for Youth, though other names were used over the years), was a residential high school for African-American students, located in Bordentown in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. Operated for most of the time as a publicly financed co-ed boarding school for African-American children, it was known as the “Tuskegee of the North” for its adoption of many of the educational practices first developed at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. The school closed down in 1955.

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