Tag: Chestnut Street

  • East Camden and Pennsauken – Early 1900s

    East Camden and Pennsauken – Early 1900s

    What is referred to as “Cove Road” corresponds to North 36th Street, while both “Merriel Avenue” and “Elm” on the map correspond to Camden Avenue. “Williams Street” aligns with today’s Rudderow Avenue.

  • Broadway Trust

    Broadway Trust

    The Broadway Trust Company was led by John J. Burleigh, one of the leading businessmen in South Jersey from the 1870s through World War I.

  • Eugene F. Alston

    Eugene F. Alston

    EUGENE F. ALSTON was born October 16, 1919 in Camden to Richard Alston and his wife, the former Dolly Robinson. His father had been born in 1891 in Henderson, North Carolina. Richard Alston was working as a laborer at the Victor Talking Machine Company in June of 1917, and had married. Mr. and Mrs. Alston…

  • George O. Addison

    George O. Addison

    GEORGE OWENS ADDISON, the son of William H. Addison and his wife, the former Pheobe Ann Drew, was born in Gloucester County, New Jersey on December 4, 1853. His family went to North Jersey for a time, and when the 1860 Census was taken lived in Chatham, in Morris County. When the Census was next…

  • Charles Angelo Aceto

    Charles Angelo Aceto

    CHARLES ANGELO ACETO – Enterprise, industry, originality, and determination that overcomes all obstacles to success are characteristic of many young men from European countries who have sought this country for opportunity, and Charles Angelo Aceto affords a conspicuous example of one of these young men, who, in spite of handicaps, has entered into prosperity solely…

  • Charles A. Aceto

    Charles A. Aceto

    CHARLES ANGELO ACETO was born in Italy on April 16, 1891 and came to America with his father in 1900. He threw himself into his education and into becoming proficient in the English language. He went into the bus and taxi business for himself with one station wagon, and by 1924 was operating a fleet…

  • Four Firemen Suffer Hurts In Collision

    Four Firemen Suffer Hurts In Collision

    Four Camden firemen were among persons injursd over the weekend in motor vehicle accidents on South Jersey roads. The firemen were injured when their engine collided with a tractor-trailer at 2nd and Market sts. Saturday about 4.30 p.m. while they were on their way to answer an alarm which was false. Admitted to Cooper Hospital…

  • Police Investigate 3 Fires in 4 Hours In One Section

    Police Investigate 3 Fires in 4 Hours In One Section

    Police today are investigating the possibility that three fires Wednesday within a quarter-mile area inside of three hours and 46 minutes were the work of a firebug.

  • Nine Safety Aides Sworn by Aaron

    Nine Safety Aides Sworn by Aaron

    Camden Courier-Post – August 12, 1950 Five recently-appointed policemen and four firemen were sworn in today by Public Safety Commissioner Aaron in his City Hall office. The nine men, all veterans of War II, will report for duty in the $2400-a-year posts on Sept 1. Four of the rookie policemen replace men retired on pension…

  • 5 Cops, 4 Firemen, All War 2 Vets Named by Aaron

    5 Cops, 4 Firemen, All War 2 Vets Named by Aaron

    Director of Public Safety Aaron this afternoon announced the appointment of five new patrolmen and four new firemen.

  • Doings in Camden

    Doings in Camden

    ** City Hall. Cooper. Pyne Point and Forest Kill parks were thronged yesterday. ** Flashily dressed sports on prominent street corners have given rise to the rumor that there is something doing in the “pony” line.