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

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Record #40 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Kent Co., Delaware
School Name and Classification No. 7, primary day
Length of Session April - June
Reporting Administrator Margaretta Moses (B)
School Ownership Colored people church
Sponsorship Delaware Educational Society, Freedmen ($14)
Enrollment and Average Attendance 30 total (10 male, 20 female)
Previous Report's Enrollment 35
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War All
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-2 Advanced Reading-9 Geography-0 Arithmetic-9 Higher Branches-0 Writing-12 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 8
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 1 teacher, 30 enrolled ; Industrial school with 1 teacher 30 enrolled
Public Sentiment x
Noted Closures x
Teacher's Remarks x
Transcriber's Notes Colored teacher listed as an assistant

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