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

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Record #30 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Milton, Sussex Co., Delaware
School Name and Classification No. 14 Milton
Length of Session Nov 1 - April 15
Reporting Administrator Sallie J. Christmas
School Ownership Trustees, lumber furnished by Bureau
Sponsorship Delaware Educational [society], Freedman ($1.10)
Enrollment and Average Attendance 13 total, 12 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 51
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War 13
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-4 Advanced Reading-5 Geography-3 Arithmetic-4 Higher Branches-0 Writing-4 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 9
Additional Schools x
Public Sentiment x
Noted Closures x
Teacher's Remarks x
Transcriber's Notes Note above category listing students taking alphabet classes, I think the "51" in previous enrollment was supposed to be 15

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