Reformatories

Buildings housing penal institutions that provide educational and vocational training among other methods for reforming behavior of youthful offenders or first offenders of minor crimes.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
2939
Names
reformatories
reformatory
reform schools
approved schools
borstals
remand homes
verbeteringsgestichten Dutch
verbeteringsgesticht Dutch
tuchtscholen Dutch
tuchtschool Dutch
reformatorios Spanish
reformatorio Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006483. The J. Paul Getty Trust.