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

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Record #51 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Royal Oak, Talbot Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Primus Institute, mixed grade day
Length of Session Oct - June
Reporting Administrator Alfred Kelly (B)
School Ownership Colored people of Royal Oak
Sponsorship Baltimore Association, Freedmen ($9.50)
Enrollment and Average Attendance 26 total (11 male, 15 female), 22 avg attendance Note: there are 6 that have been detained home this month but they have not left the school
Previous Report's Enrollment 36
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War 10
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-0 Advanced Reading-20 Geography-11 Arithmetic-18 Higher Branches-0 Writing-15 Needle Work-15
Students with Basic Literacy 6
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 5 teachers, 35 enrolled
Public Sentiment Favorable
Noted Closures Holidays & five days on account of sickness of teacher
Teacher's Remarks x
Transcriber's Notes Note under teacher's signature that I can't read (______ x Harris trustee)

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