Tag: Edward A. Y. Schellenger Sr.

  • Old Cooper Street

    Old Cooper Street

    Reprinted from the series of stories of Camden’s earlier days, under the title Sixty Years in Camden County – Gosh! by Will Paul, appearing in The Community news, of Merchantville, NJ. In an earlier chapter I suggested that a young writer seeking a subject for a story could take any Camden street that leads to…

  • The Cooper Hospital (via Camden County Medical Society)

    The Cooper Hospital (via Camden County Medical Society)

    Note: This content comes from the book Camden County Medical Society, 1846-1956 The founding of a hospital for the care of the sick and injured in the Camden area had long been a project in the mind of Dr. Richard M. Cooper, who practiced medicine in this vicinity for over thirty years. He died in…

  • 14 Camden Firemen Overcome by Smoke

    14 Camden Firemen Overcome by Smoke

    Philadelphia Inquirer – January 4, 1917 Twelve-Hour Fight Follows Discovery of Smoldering Fire in Wall Paper Plant Fourteen firemen were overcome by smoke, one of them being removed to Cooper Hospital, and about $20000 in damage was done at a fire at the plant of the Frank G. Hitchner Wall Paper Manufacturing Company, Fifth and…

  • Boy’s Brutal Murderer Collapses At Hearing

    Boy’s Brutal Murderer Collapses At Hearing

    Coursey Breaks Down While Story of Cold-Blooded Killing of Karl Kellmann is Told by Detective; Two ‘Pals,’ Too, Accused of Crime Collapsing when arraigned in Police Court this morning before Recorder Stackhouse on the charge of killing Karl Kellman, aged 18 years, of 2919 High Street, at Twenty-seventh and Sherman streets, shortly before midnight Saturday,…