Minnesota State Training School
The Minnesota Correctional Facility – Red Wing is a state juvenile correctional facility located in Red Wing, Minnesota. It was built in 1889 as the Minnesota State Training School, a reformatory for boys and girls. It was also known as the Red Wing Training School. It was named "Minnesota Correctional Facility – Red Wing" in 1979.
Girls were housed at Red Wing until 1911.
The institution served as the subject of "Walls of Red Wing", a folk and protest song by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan.
The institition had a military school like regime of discipline, and punishments, including corporal punishments, were heavily used. A former inmate (1902-1906) reported of wooden planks, thick leather straps, whips and heavy paddles.
Corporal punishment was officially outlawed at the school in 1947.
- Minnesota Correctional Facility – Red Wing (official website)
- The Walls of Red Wing by Brad Zellar, December 3, 2003
- Carl Panzram on Murderpedia
- Lead Daily Call, South Dakota, page 4, September 25, 1903
- The Parsons Daily Sun, Kansas, November 26, page 4, 1903
- The Sunday Oregonian, Portland, December 13, 1903 (plain text with OCR errors)
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