Fort Wayne State School
- Opened in 1890
- Fort Wayne School for Feeble-Minded Youth
- Served "mentally retarded" children
- Included other developmental disabilities of all ages
- Housed 172 individiuals
- In 1931, the school was changed to Fort Wayne State School
- Closed in 1982
According to the Allen County Public Library records, the vocational arts were split up based on gender. The females were able to partake in the domestic art of cleaning, cooking, canning, dressmaking, loom weaving, and laundry.
The men learned carpentry, agriculture, painting, upholstering and the making of mattresses, shoes, and bricks.
This is a facebook page on Vintage Fort Wayne which includes an album dedicated to the school.