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

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Record #31 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Slaughter Neck, Sussex Co., Delaware
School Name and Classification Slaughter Neck Industry School, primary day
Length of Session March -
Reporting Administrator Martha Grimmage (B)
School Ownership Trustees
Sponsorship Delaware Educational Association, Freedmen ($9.15)
Enrollment and Average Attendance 30 total (3 male), 29 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 20
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War x
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet- 1 Advanced Reading- 0 Geography-0 Arithmetic- 2 Higher Branches-0 Writing-0 Needle Work-25
Students with Basic Literacy 11
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 1 teacher, 30 enrolled ; Industrial school (Needlework) with 1 teacher
Public Sentiment x
Noted Closures x
Teacher's Remarks x
Transcriber's Notes Rent listed as $16.67, however not provided by the Freedmen

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