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Click the blue login/logout button on the upper right side of each page and that will kick off the process. Make sure you choose “Log in with wordpress.com” and go through the prompts.
How do I log in? I DO NOT have a free wordpress.com account.
First, you need to go to the wordpress.com account registration (opens in new tab). Be sure to skip any prompts to pay for services. Once complete, wordpress.com will send you an email to validate your account. Once your account validation is complete, you can go to the camdenhistory.com login page and log in using wordpress.com.
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Why am I redirected to wordpress.com and do I need an account there?
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Do you have a mobile app?
Yes, kind of, but we down own or manage it. In fact, we have no say in it whatsoever. Once you have a free wordpress.com account (see related FAQ item), you can go to https://wordpress.com/me/get-apps and download the free Jetpack app. Jetpack will allow you to subscribe to camdenhistory.com posts as well as thousands of other sites of interest, as well as managing notifications.
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I don’t agree with what you wrote. How do I tell you?
Generally, the data is transcribed from or based on news articles and is not the opinion of camdenhistory.com nor its authors. You can use the comment form on the page to place your comments. Please note that not all pages can be commented on and all comments are filtered and reviewed before being made available.
Yes we do. You can find it here: https://camdenhistory.com/privacy-policy
I see articles about surrounding towns. I thought the site was about Camden?
The site is primarily about Camden, however, it is difficult to tell a story in singularity of Camden alone without discussing how Camden affected—or was affected by—its suburbs. Because Camden was such a powerhouse of industry until the middle of the 20th century, it would be a disservice to exclude them.
Can you remove your advertising?
We experiment a lot with the right amount of advertising. It is, unfortunately, needed to offset the costs of running the site, wherever possible. We are looking into other options, especially for our registered users.
I can only download the city directories or other files. Can I change that?
If you are on mobile, no. This is a limitation of screen size. If you are on a desktop or have a large screen, you should see the content display in addition to a download link.
Can I search PDFs?
Yes! The ability to search PDFs has been added to every PDF on the site. The quality of the text when the file was originally scanned may make finding some text difficult. Some of the scans occurred when moving to microfilm and without the original copy, we are unable to improve said quality.