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

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Record #13 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date October 1869
Location Wicomico Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Salisbury, primary and intermediate day
Length of Session Oct 1869 - "probably June 1870"
Reporting Administrator E.M. Laurtin(B)
School Ownership The colored people
Sponsorship New England [educational society], local school board ($12), Freedmen
Enrollment and Average Attendance 34 total (7 male, 27 female), 27 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War x
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-1 Advanced Reading-19 Geography-10 Arithmetic-11 Higher Branches-0 Writing-18 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 14
Additional Schools Sabbath school
Public Sentiment "There is no manifest hostility"
Noted Closures "[I] Did not arrive here until the 11th and could not open school until the 13th of the month."
Teacher's Remarks x
Transcriber's Notes Illegible scribbe answering "Number free before the war?"

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