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

Record Detail

Record #21 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Newtown, [formerly] Worcester Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Wibberfarce, intermediate day
Length of Session Oct 6 -June 10 1870
Reporting Administrator Dehin Davage (B)
School Ownership "It is a church"
Sponsorship Baltimore Association,
Enrollment and Average Attendance 68 total (32 male, 36 female), 41 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 72
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War About 40
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-2 Advanced Reading-60 Geography-41 Arithmetic-48 Higher Branches-11 Writing-68 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 6
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 14 teachers, 90 enrolled
Public Sentiment Good
Noted Closures "Service held in the church during the white holidays"
Teacher's Remarks x
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