Tag: John H. Dialogue Sr

  • 1890 Review of Camden, New Jersey – Part 1

    1890 Review of Camden, New Jersey – Part 1

    1890 Historical and Industrial Review of Camden, New Jersey – Intro The Historical and Industrial Review of Camden, New Jersey was commissioned and published by Camden’s Board of Trade, a forerunner of the Chamber of Commerce. NEW YORK: COMMERCIAL PUBLISHING COMPANY. 1890 The Camden City Board of Trade In recognition of the serious detriment to…

  • John H. Dialogue – Shipbuilding Pioneer on the Delaware River

    By Kenneth Kogan SKELETONS OF STEEL ARE ALL THAT REMAIN OF Camden’s shipbuilding industry, at one time a center of American maritime ingenuity, innovation, and design. A moving force in this industrial revolution on the Delaware River was John H. Dialogue, who was born in Philadelphia on May 13, 1828. His father, Adam, had invented…

  • John H. Dialogue Sr.

    John H. Dialogue Sr.

    When it comes to gauging success by the durability and global reach of one’s manufactured creations, John Dialogue undeniably stands as one of Camden’s most notable figures. In his time and for many years that followed, his name resonated with distinction. Born in Philadelphia in 1828 to parents Adam and Sallie Dialogue, John Dialogue established…

  • Death of John H. Dialogue

    Death of John H. Dialogue

    Camden Daily Courier – October 24, 1898 The Camden Shipbuilder Succumbs to Heart Disease Stretch of a Long and Busy Life Closely Allied With the Interests of the City John H. Dialogue the ship builder of worldwide renown, whose serious illness was first made known by the Courier last Tuesday, died yesterday afternoon at his…

  • Over the River

    Over the River

    Philadelphia Inquirer – March 16, 1878 Camden City Council – The annual meeting of Camden City Council was held last evening for the purpose of organizing for the years 1878-9. The votes for city and ward officers were read. The result was the same as the figures published yesterday indicated. The members-elect were then qualified…