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

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Record #17 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date October 1869
Location Worcester Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Little Union, Intermediate day
Length of Session Oct 3 1869 - June 30 1870
Reporting Administrator P.J. Adams (B)
School Ownership Colored people
Sponsorship Baltimore Association M&I of Colored People, Littleton Waters School Board ($12), Freedmen ($10)
Enrollment and Average Attendance 46 total (24 male, 22 female), 33 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 24
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War x
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-12 Advanced Reading-14 Geography-11 Arithmetic-10 Higher Branches-0 Writing-5 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 20
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 4 teachers, 40 enrolled
Public Sentiment "The public sentiment is becoming more favorable"
Noted Closures "The society that employs me allows 5 1/2 hours a day for schools to be taught. I did not arrive to my school unti October 2nd and thereby lost one day."
Teacher's Remarks "I certify that the above are true and correct statistics"
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