Category: Schools

Various schools and educational facilities in Camden, NJ.

George Genge School Postcard
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George Genge School

George Genge School was the first school of Camden City. It was razed for construction of the current City Hall.

Camden Catholic High School
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Camden Catholic High School

The first Camden Catholic High School was built in Camden in 1896, and was known as the Lyceum. A new school was contracted for in 1923, and the cornerstone was laid at North 7th and Federal Streets in October 18, 1923. The school, which included the former Lyceum and the original St. Mary’s Elementary School, contained an auditorium, library, and 18 classrooms.

Linden Elementary School
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Linden School

In December of 1887 the Camden Board of Education approved the purchase of land which eventually housed Linden School.

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South Jersey Law School, The Archive, 1931

The Archive of South Jersey Law School Camden, New Jersey for 1931

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Camden Law School – The Archive, 1930

The Archive of South Jersey Law School Camden, New Jersey for 1930

Camden Commercial College
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Camden Commercial College

The CAMDEN COMMERCIAL COLLEGE INC., a privately owned and operated business college, had opened its doors in the Temple Theater building at 415 Market Street by 1906. George O. Swartz, of Wenonah, was then the school’s president, with Joel O. Swartz of Devon PA serving as the secretary and treasurer of the corporation.

By 1924 the Camden Commercial College had relocated to 323-325 Federal Street, with a rear entrance on Arch Street. The school remained open at this location as late as 1947. By 1956 the school had closed its doors.

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Bonsall School