Tag: Clinton Street

  • Central School

    Central School

    Central School’s roots trace back to Camden’s earliest days of public education, named for its location in the Middle Ward, one of Camden’s original three wards before the 1871 Charter. In 1877, Camden’s Board of Education decided to replace the old school at South 4th Street and Hartman Street (now Clinton Street) with a new…

  • 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.…

  • Edwin F. Allen

    EDWIN FORREST ALLEN was appointed to the Camden Fire Department on October 9, 1872, as a replacement for David B. Sparks, who had resigned. He served as an extra man with the Hook and Ladder Company (present-day Ladder Company 1). He was resigned from his position with the Fire Department on June 30, 1873. He…

  • ‘Kid’ Roller Skates Jolt Love Off Base

    Camden Courier-Post – February 15, 1938 A roller-skating child bride who thought her 19 year old husband “too old” for her was well on her way to being divorced yesterday by Al Daidone, 29, of 424 Clinton street. Advisory Master Knight recommended a decree for Daidone. His wife, Fannie, lives near Scranton, Pa., with their…

  • Jobless Relief Among Court House Garbage

    Jobless Relief Among Court House Garbage

    Camden Courier-Post – June 24, 1933 Jobless Applicants Compelled To Wait Beside Garbage Cans In Court House Basement Dr. Stone Calls for Removal of Refuse After Complaint Stench Menaces Health of Tattered Relief Seekers; Custodian Denies Anything Wrong Charges that unsanitary conditions exist in the basement of the old court house building where hundreds of…

  • Retiring Teachers Given a Dinner

    Camden Courier-Post – June 1, 1933 Three Veterans of Central School Receive Gifts At Walt Whitman Event Three veteran teachers of the Central School, Fourth and Clinton Streets, who will retire this month were dinner guests last night of the faculty at Hotel Walt Whitman. Those retiring are Miss Daisy Y. Furber, principal, and Miss…

  • Roxie’s Pals Confess

    Roxie’s Pals Confess

    Camden Evening Courier – December 9, 1930 Pair Held With Camden Boxer Admit Landisville Robbery – Fifth Man Hunted With four suspects, including Roxie Allen, Camden welterweight boxer, still held without bail, the State Police today continued their search for the fifth bandit in the $200 holdup of a Landisville poolroom Sunday afternoon. The fugitive,…

  • Roxie Allen Held as One of Gang in Dice Game Holdup

    Roxie Allen Held as One of Gang in Dice Game Holdup

    Camden Morning Post – December 8, 1930 Pugilist and Pal Identified as 2 of 4 bandits in Landisville Robbery Players Lined Up, Relieved of $200 Robbers Flee in Stolen Car With Crippled Man at Wheel Roxie Allen, Camden’s famed welterweight boxer, and one of his pals were arrested last night and Identified, according to police,…

  • Bail Is Denied Roxie Allen in Robbery of 15 in Craps Game

    Bail Is Denied Roxie Allen in Robbery of 15 in Craps Game

    Camden Evening Courier – December 8, 1930 Three Pals of Camden Boxer Also Jailed at Shore for Grand Jury Quartet Identified by Poolroom Owner Limp Betrays Fighter at Landisville – Says He Did Not Aid Holdup Identified as four of the five bandits who held up and robbed 15 men at a craps game in…

  • Sergeant George Anderson Ill

    Camden Courier – January 9, 1922 The many friends of Sergeant George W. Anderson of the Third District will be sorry indeed to learn that he is again seriously ill at his South Camden home, 582 Clinton Street. Several months ago Sergeant Anderson underwent an operation in a Philadelphia hospital, his life being saved by…

  • News and Incidents of a Day in Camden

    News and Incidents of a Day in Camden

    Philadelphia Inquirer – March 1, 1905 Attacked at Third and Mickle streets, Camden, late Monday night by a man, Mrs. Bessie O. Day, of Seventh and Clinton streets, had her clothing cutt in strips. The man, said to be a male acquaintance, followed Mrs. Day off a ferryboat and attacked her near the P. R.…