In the 1960’s, the hospital began treating more adolescent patients. The Education Section of the Activities program started to offer high school and college classes taught by Wisconsin certified teachers at the hospital. In 1963, the freestanding educational program, known as “The High School” was initiated. The school changed its name to Kradwell High School in 1968. The school changed its name to Kradwell School in 1986. The school was located in the North Building from the late 1960’s until 1982. In 1982, Kradwell High School moved to Dewey Hall. The building was renamed Kradwell School has remained there to the present day.
Jon Van Beckum- Archivist
middle 20th century
Aurora Psychiatric Hospital Archives
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classroom, school, education, Milwaukee Sanitarium