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

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Record #26 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Dorchester Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Mount Pleasant School, primary day
Length of Session October 1st 1869 - June 30 1870
Reporting Administrator Sophie Clady (B)
School Ownership Freedmen
Sponsorship Baltimore Association
Enrollment and Average Attendance 36 total, 35 average enrollment
Previous Report's Enrollment 37
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War x
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-0 Advanced Reading-30 Geography-11 Arithmetic-30 Higher Branches-6 in grammer, 5 in etymology Writing-29 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 6
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 4 teachers, 38 enrolled
Public Sentiment Favorable
Noted Closures x
Teacher's Remarks x
Transcriber's Notes "James H. Thoms" noted at the bottom of report page

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