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

Record Detail

Record #45 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Wilmington, New Castle Co., Delaware
School Name and Classification Howard, Normal day
Length of Session Sept -
Reporting Administrator Mary L. Bickford (W)
School Ownership Trustees
Sponsorship Delaware Educational, Freedmen ($9.17)
Enrollment and Average Attendance 28 total (11 male, 17 female), 20 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 39
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-0 Advanced Reading-28 Geography-27 Arithmetic-28 Higher Branches-8 Writing-20 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy
Additional Schools x
Public Sentiment x
Noted Closures x
Teacher's Remarks x
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