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

Record Detail

Record #55 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Somerset Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Princess Anne, day
Length of Session Oct -
Reporting Administrator Paulina A Vanderbrook (B)
School Ownership M E Society
Sponsorship an educational society, the local school board, Freedmen
Enrollment and Average Attendance 55 total, 50 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 40
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War 3
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-0 Advanced Reading-20 Geography-16 Arithmetic-35 Higher Branches-15 Writing-40 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 25
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 12 teachers, 120 enrolled
Public Sentiment Not favorable at all
Noted Closures x
Teacher's Remarks Signed also by Issac Cotman
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