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

Record Detail

Record #23 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Federalsburg, Caroline Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Bethdemen, secondary
Length of Session March 21-June 1870
Reporting Administrator Josephine Gloueester
School Ownership Freedman's Bureau
Sponsorship Maryland Educational Association
Enrollment and Average Attendance 25 total, 22 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 20
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War x
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-2 Advanced Reading-18 Geography-13 Arithmetic-16 Higher Branches-x Writing-17 Needle Work-5
Students with Basic Literacy 5
Additional Schools x
Public Sentiment "Few are favorable the old feeling still exist with some"
Noted Closures x
Teacher's Remarks "The scholars are progressive the only difficult the parents have not the means to get books which some of them require"
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