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

Record Detail

Record #27 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870 (Forwarded 2 May 1870)
Location Somerset Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Jamestown, Intermediate day
Length of Session October 11 - June 30 1870
Reporting Administrator Henry A. Monroe(B)
School Ownership The colored people
Sponsorship New England Freedmen's Aid Society, Freedmen ($12 for board)
Enrollment and Average Attendance 47 total (26 male, 21 female), 43 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 47
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War 21
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-0 Advanced Reading-28 Geography-8 Arithmetic-29 Higher Branches-3 Writing-27 Needle Work-21
Students with Basic Literacy 19
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 4 teachers and 56 enrolled ; Industrial school (Needlework) with 2 teachers and 21 enrolled
Public Sentiment Favorable
Noted Closures 18th Easter Holiday
Teacher's Remarks 47 students in Van Guard of Freedom temperance society
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