Tag: Carman Street

  • Boyd Street

    Boyd Street

    Boyd Street, located in East Camden, runs parallel to Marlton Avenue from Carman Street to the city limits in Pennsauken. During the late 1980s and throughout the 1990s, Boyd Street gained notoriety as part of the open-air drug market known as “the Alley.” This market centered on an alley, one end of which was located…

  • Broadway Trust

    Broadway Trust

    Broadway Trust, also known as Broadway Merchants Trust 938-944 Broadway, Camden, NJ The Broadway Trust Company building was built prior to World War I. The architect was Phillip Merz who was based in Rochester NY and the building was constructed by the J. Henry Miller Co. of Baltimore MD, who also built the building which…

  • George W. Anderson

    GEORGE W. ANDERSON was born in New Jersey in May of 1862. He married around 1882, by the time the census was taken in 1900 his wife Lizzie had bore eight children, four of whom were living at the time, Harry, Nellie, Herbert, and Russell Anderson, another son, Albert, was born around 1902. George W.…

  • Storm Snaps Heat Plague; 4 More Drown

    Storm Snaps Heat Plague; 4 More Drown

    Camden Courier-Post – June 13, 1933 Man and Woman Struck by Lightning; Mercury Tumbles A violent electric storm, which paralyzed a South Camden woman, accompanied by a driving rain tumbled the mercury last night and ended, temporarily, the six-day heat wave. The storm came after four persons were added yesterday to the five drowning victims…

  • 3 Policemen Hurt As Car Hits Ambulance

    3 Policemen Hurt As Car Hits Ambulance

    Philadelphia Inquirer – December 14, 1915 Collision Occurs as Machine Speeds to Home of Man Who Attempted Suicide Three Camden policemen were injured, one of them seriously, last night, when the First district auto ambulance was struck by a trolley car while responding to a call from 2310 Carman street, where Bodine Stratton, 39 years…