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

Record Detail

Record #53 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Somerset Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Fairmount, primary day
Length of Session Nov 15 - June 30
Reporting Administrator Eliza Murray (B) and John Tamaway (trustee)
School Ownership Colored people
Sponsorship Baltimore Association, Freedmen ($16 for board)
Enrollment and Average Attendance 53 total (24 male, 29 female), 48 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 48
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-0 Advanced Reading-18 Geography-30 Arithmetic-30 Higher Branches-0 Writing-37 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 42
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 7 teachers, 200 enrolled
Public Sentiment Good
Noted Closures Just one day- sickness
Teacher's Remarks x
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