Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #12 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date March 1869
Location Laurel, Sussex Co., Delaware
School Name and Classification No. 11 Laurel, Secondary
Length of Session Oct 1868 - June 1869
Reporting Administrator Mary T. Douglass
School Ownership Freedmen's Bureau
Sponsorship Freedmen's Bureau, Delaware Association
Enrollment and Average Attendance 35 total (20 male, 15 female) , 30 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 38
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War 20
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-1 Advanced Reading-10 Geography-10 Arithmetic-20 Higher Branches-3 Writing-13 Needle Work-10
Students with Basic Literacy 15
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 8 teachers, 35 enrolled
Public Sentiment x
Noted Closures x
Teacher's Remarks "The general conduct of my pupils is good which affords me ___in my field"
Transcriber's Notes Could not read full teacher's remark

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