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

Record Detail

Record #49 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location St. Michaels, Talbot Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Grammar School, second grade day
Length of Session Oct - June 30
Reporting Administrator James Mitchell (trustee)
School Ownership Trustees
Sponsorship Baltimore Association, Freedmen
Enrollment and Average Attendance 42 total (22 male, 20 female), 38 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 54
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War 37
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-5 Advanced Reading-15 Geography-12 Arithmetic-35 Higher Branches-12 Writing-22 Needle Work- 0
Students with Basic Literacy 22
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 9 teachers, 39 enrolled
Public Sentiment Indifferent
Noted Closures x
Teacher's Remarks x
Transcriber's Notes

If you are citing this record, please use the following format:

[Author (if known)], Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870, 1870, Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva’s Black History, Nabb Research Center, Salisbury University.

Pinned records can be viewed at any time by clicking the More menu in the top right corner of the page, then selecting My Pinned Records.