Wiltwyck School for Boys Records, 1942-1981 [Bulk Dates: 1964-1981]

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Wiltwyck School for Boys Records, 1942-1981, [Bulk Dates: 1964-1981]

Wiltwyck School for Boys Records, 1942-1981 [Bulk Dates: 1964-1981]

This collection contains the administrative records of the Wiltwyck School for Boys, a residential treatment center for troubled boys and adolescents from the New York City area.

20.58 linear feet (49 document boxes and one oversize archival box)

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Wiltwyck School for Boys.

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