Tag: Frank J Hartmann Jr

  • Frank J. Hartmann, Jr.

    Frank J. Hartmann, Jr.

    Frank J. Hartmann Jr. was born into the Hartmann family on November 3, 1898, in Camden, New Jersey, to parents Frank J. Hartmann Sr. and Anna. The family’s roots in the city extended to the early 20th century when they initially settled in Cramer Hill on Cleveland Avenue near Griffee Avenue. Before the turn of…

  • Diamond

    Diamond

    Diamond was a city employee, a white horse that was used by the public works department in its tasks relating to taking care of the grounds at Old Camden Cemetery and New Camden Cemetery. Diamond made the papers in August of 1935 and again in the summer of 1936, when he needed to be treated…

  • Camden Industries

    Camden Industries

    ABATTOIRS ADVERTISING POSTERS ART GLASS ASBESTOS ASPHALT AUTOMOBILES AUTO & TRUCK BODIES AUTO RADIATORS AUTO SPRINGS AUTO TOPS AUTO SUPPLIES AWNINGS BAKERIES BOAT BUILDERS-SHIPS AND YACHTS BOILERS BARRELS BOOKS AND BOOKBINDERS BOTTLERS BOXES BRASS CASTINGS BRICKS BRICK SEWER PIPES BROOMS, WHISK, ETC. BUILDING MATERIALS BURLAP BAGS CANDIES CAP MANUFACTURERS CARBIDE CAKES CARBON BLACK, ETC. CARPET…

  • Admiral Wilson Boulevard

    Admiral Wilson Boulevard

    Admiral Wilson Boulevard, colloquially known as US Route 30, holds a rich history and a complex reputation in South Jersey. Spanning from the foot of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge to the Airport Circle, this thoroughfare has been both famous and infamous at different periods. The boulevard is named after Admiral Henry Braid Wilson Jr., a…

  • Henry Magin

    Henry Magin

    HENRY MAGIN was born in New Jersey around 1897. When America entered World War I, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on June 12, 1917, and qualified with the rifle as a sharpshooter. He served with the Marines in France, where he was wounded, apparently by German artillery. Private Magin was honorably discharged…

  • Mary W. Kobus

    Mary W. Kobus

    Mary Walsh Kobus was one of the first female politicians to rise to prominence in Camden NJ. Born Mary Walsh in New Jersey around 1876, she married well known Camden businessman Joseph Kobus around 1910, and was the daughter-in-law of Anthony Kobus, who founded the Kobus shoe business and also served as president of the…

  • Youngest Commissioner

    Camden Courier-Post – October 10, 1939 Frank J. Hartmann, former city commissioner, claims that he and not commissioner E. George Aaron…. was the youngest man to be elected to that office in Camden… Go ahead and fight about it, you guys.

  • MAGIN PROMOTES 3, REHIRES 3, FIRES 4

    Camden Courier-Post – June 1, 1939 Temporary Laborers Dismissed, While Men Ousted by Hartmann Are Reinstated Three dismissals, three promotions and four reinstatements and two new hirings were announced yesterday by City Commissioner Henry Magin, director of public works. Dismissed were Eugeni Gatti, 208 Washington street; Guilio Marcozzi, 321 Line Street, and George Pollard, 336…

  • Building Upturn Seen as Camden Permits Total $22,185 for Week

    Camden Courier-Post – February 28, 1938 HARTMANN SPEEDS PLANS TO RID CITY OF UNSAFE HOUSES Palladino Reports Builders Co-operating on Rule for Better Prints INSPECT OLD PROPERTIES Building in Camden showed an increase last week, Commissioner Frank J. Hartmann, director of Public Works, reports. According to the Commissioner, the increase is taken by him to…

  • Pyne Poynt Club Fete Set Tomorrow

    Pyne Poynt Club Fete Set Tomorrow

    Camden Courier-Post – February 25, 1938 27th Annual Get-Together Will Hear Gordon Mackay Tell of Oldtime Sports When members, of the Pyne Poynt Social Club gather in the club’s headquarters, southwest corner of Fifth and Erie streets, tomorrow night it will be to mark the twenty-seventh, annual get-together which will be observed with a banquet.…

  • School Estimates Board Defers Action on $1,978,225 Budget

    Camden Courier-Post – February 16, 1938 SUM HELD TOO HIGH BY CITY OFFICIALS; REDUCTIONS SOUGHT Mrs. Kobus Urges Employment of Auditor to Aid in Paring Costs TEACHER EXPENSE RISES The Board of School Estimates met yesterday and adjourned without taking any action on the proposed $1,978,225 budget approved by the Board of Education. The education…

  • Hartmann Approves Plans for 2 Modern Stores at 213-215 Broadway

    Camden Courier-Post – February 14, 1938 Plans for two modern stores on the site of 213-15 Broadway, have been approved by Commissioner Frank J. Hartmann. The stores, modernistic in design, will be built for Abraham Brandt, of 104 King street, Gloucester City. The contractor will be S. Levy, Inc. Two former stores on the sites…

  • Gloucester Group to Give Ball Here

    Gloucester Group to Give Ball Here

    Camden Courier-Post – February 12, 1938 Camden Officials to Attend Barbers’ and Beauticians’ Fete Monday More than 700 persons, including Camden city and county officials, will attend the first annual ball of the Beauticians and Barbers Association to be given Monday night at the Moose ballroom, 808 Market street, Camden. The group, a Gloucester City…

  • Is Zat So?

    Camden Courier-Post – February 9, 1938 By Gordon Mackay May we not at this time proffer a suggestion to Mayor Brunner, Eddie Kelleher and the other party sachems that should be a sure-fire plan to make Camden county safe for Democracy? We advise that the Democrats gather a fund of $4000, the money to be…

  • Warning Tags on Ashcans Aid City’s Orderly Cleanup Drive

    Warning Tags on Ashcans Aid City’s Orderly Cleanup Drive

    Camden Courier-Post – February 9, 1938 Hartmann’s Stickers Remind Housekeepers to Park Their Refuse So It Can Be Sold and Help In Two Ways By Dan Boone This is the third of a series of articles showing how co-operation of Camden citizens in ash and garbage disposal can improve the condition of the city’s streets.…