Tag: Cramer School

  • Cramer Street

    Cramer Street derives its name from Alfred Cramer, a visionary real estate developer. His innovative concept of selling building lots on a monthly installment plan led to the successful sale of over 5000 lots in Cramer Hill and East Camden by 1897. In addition to Cramer Street, both the Alfred Cramer Elementary School and the…

  • Howard Unruh

    Howard Unruh

    Howard Unruh, one of America’s first mass shooters, killed 13 people in a 1949 shooting rampage—in part due to undiagnosed schizophrenia.

  • James E. Bryan

    James E. Bryan

    In 1899, Dr. Bryan was appointed as the superintendent of Camden’s public schools, a position he held for an impressive tenure until 1931. During his tenure, he played a vital role in shaping the educational landscape of the city.

  • Mickle Street

    Mickle Street

    MICKLE STREET was named after John W. Mickle, a prominent figure in both local and State affairs in the 1840’s and 1850’s.

  • East Camden

    East Camden

    Originally a part of Stockton Township, the area that is now known as East Camden was merged into Camden proper in 1899 along with the neighborhood now known as Cramer Hill.

  • BOARD OF EDUCATION SHIFTS 14 TEACHERS

    BOARD OF EDUCATION SHIFTS 14 TEACHERS

    Camden Courier-Post – February 1, 1938 The Camden Board of Education last night approved transfers of 14 teachers, the appointment of two new instructors and the retirement on pension of two others.