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

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Record #57 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Dorchester Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Jennifer School, day
Length of Session ____ - June 30
Reporting Administrator A.H. Lenn
School Ownership Colored people
Sponsorship Local school board, Freedmen
Enrollment and Average Attendance 52 total (36 male, 16 female), 33 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 61
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War x
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-2 Advanced Reading-49 Geography-16 Arithmetic-49 Higher Branches-10 Writing-41 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 1
Additional Schools There is one [sabbath school]
Public Sentiment Great many favorable
Noted Closures Because they were ___ no. have a very good school ____ month mostly of young people
Teacher's Remarks x
Transcriber's Notes Forward name on front page, closure note not fully legible

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