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

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Record #47 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Wicomico Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Friendship, primary day
Length of Session December 1 1869 - June 30 1870
Reporting Administrator J.M. Collins (B)
School Ownership The colored people
Sponsorship Freedmen ($4)
Enrollment and Average Attendance 34 total (10 male, 24 female), 27 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 40
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War 21
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-0 Advanced Reading-7 Geography-34 Arithmetic-34 Higher Branches-0 Writing-25 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 34
Additional Schools Sabbath school
Public Sentiment Growing more favorable
Noted Closures Holiday
Teacher's Remarks "Had very many rainy days this month"
Transcriber's Notes Forwarded May 1st 1870

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