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

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Record #16 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date October 1869
Location Somerset Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Jamestown, Intermediate day
Length of Session 11th (illegible) - June 30th 1870
Reporting Administrator Henry A. Monroe(B)
School Ownership The colored people
Sponsorship New England Freed Union Commission, Freedmen ($12 for board)
Enrollment and Average Attendance 31 total (12 male, 19 female), 26 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 47
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War 12
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-7 Advanced Reading-15 Geography-8 Arithmetic-22 Higher Branches-2 Writing-17 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 9
Additional Schools x
Public Sentiment Favorable
Noted Closures "The building used was not ready until the 11th"
Teacher's Remarks 22 students enrolled in Van Guard of Freedom temperance society
Transcriber's Notes Note at the bottom: "atten J. Callind" and "For Board of Trustees"

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