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

Record Detail

Record #15 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date October 1869
Location Newtown Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Wibberfarce Int, Primary day
Length of Session October 1869 - June 1870
Reporting Administrator Dehin Davage (B)
School Ownership Church
Sponsorship Baltimore..Asociation, Local School Board, Freedmen
Enrollment and Average Attendance 51 total (19 male, 32 female), 34 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 68
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War 30
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-4 Advanced Reading-4 Geography-30 Arithmetic-51 Higher Branches-0 Writing-51 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 11
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 10 teachers, 90 enrolled
Public Sentiment x
Noted Closures x
Teacher's Remarks "This report has been delayed by reason of my illness."
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