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

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Record #46 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Tyaskin, Wicomico Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Pioneer, primary day and night
Length of Session Nov 8 -
Reporting Administrator P. Wesley Adams (B)
School Ownership Freedmen
Sponsorship Freedmen($10 per month for board)
Enrollment and Average Attendance 81 total (40 male, 41 female), 56 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 70
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War 56
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-4 Advanced Reading-8 Geography-7 Arithmetic-60 Higher Branches-0 Writing-14 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 71
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 2 teachers, 60 enrolled
Public Sentiment Good
Noted Closures x
Teacher's Remarks x
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