Postcard of Young Men Pushing and Pulling Carts in a Yard at the Howard Orphanage and Industrial School Digital History ID 2603

Postcard of Young Men Pushing and Pulling Carts in a Yard at the Howard Orphanage and Industrial School

Credit: The New York Public Library
Media type: photograph
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Annotation: The Howard Orphanage and Industrial School (HOIS) of King’s Park, Long Island provided communal type living to African Americans and taught farming and basic skills to the children. This effort to live together in harmony ended in 1918 when the school went into bankruptcy.
Year: 1920

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