Tag: A. Haines Lippincott

  • John Foster

    John Foster

    John Foster was a well-respected and influential figure in Camden’s police force during the 1890s. He was born in Bloomfield, New Jersey, in the year 1859. In 1861, his family relocated to Camden, where he spent the majority of his formative years. Foster received his education in Camden and began his career as a hatter…

  • Remembering Camden – Casselman Descendants

    Remembering Camden – Casselman Descendants

    Dear Mr. Cohen, I read the link you sent me Memories of Old Cooper Street by Will Paul. This man lived 50 years before I was born, but I recognized many of the names… some of whom had descendants I knew. The author mentioned some people in my family. Thomas E. French, of French, Richards,…

  • Walt Whitman Acclaimed as ‘International Prophet’

    Walt Whitman Acclaimed as ‘International Prophet’

    Camden Courier-Post – June 1, 1939 Wescott Recalls Friendship with Poet at Ceremonies Here Marking 120th Anniversary of his birth; Donaldson Tells of Buggy Gift Acknowledged by the world as the poet of democracy, Camden’s own Walt Whitman was acclaimed here yesterday on the 120th anniversary of his birth as the “prophet of a new…

  • Camden Elks to Honor Past Exalted Rulers

    Camden Courier-Post – February 8, 1933 Past exalted rulers will be honored tonight by Camden Lodge of Elks with a dinner, ceremonial and entertainment. The program will be nation-wide. A dinner will be served at 6:00 PM, followed by a business session. Harry G. Robinson, present exalted ruler, will open the ceremonial and turn the…

  • Patrons, Patronesses Announced Today for First Military Ball

    Patrons, Patronesses Announced Today for First Military Ball

    Camden Courier-Post – January 28, 1928 Patrons and patronesses for the first military ball of the Camden Post No. 960, Veterans of Foreign Wars, to be held on Friday evening February 3 in the Elks auditorium, Seventh and Cooper Streets, are announced today. The following prominent men and women are listed: Mrs. J.W. Connor, Miss…

  • New Chairmanship of the Camden Chamber of Commerce Committee

    New Chairmanship of the Camden Chamber of Commerce Committee

    Philadelphia Inquirer – October 7, 1921 Circuit Court Judge Frank T. Lloyd yesterday accepted chairmanship of the Camden Chamber of Commerce Committee which is to study the unemployment question and make suggestions for remedial measures. With Judge Lloyd on the committee are: The committee was named by William E. Bennett, president of the Chamber of…

  • Camden’s Tragedy Still A Mystery

    Camden’s Tragedy Still A Mystery

    Philadelphia Inquirer – October 14, 1897 Two Men Arrested in Stockton, But They Easily Prove an Alibi. Police Are Puzzled Officials Believe the House Was Entered By a Burglar. Mrs. Zane’s Will Found Her Son Questioned and the Police Start on a New Clue — Eli Shaw Reticent. Camden’s double murder mystery remains unsolved. The…