Tag: Kaighn Avenue

  • Atlantic Avenue

    Atlantic Avenue

    Positioned three blocks south of Kaighn Avenue, Atlantic Avenue extends from Front Street in the west to Haddon Avenue in the east. The eastern segment of Atlantic Avenue, stretching beyond 7th Street, presents a combination of residential and commercial properties that persists to this day. The thoroughfare persists through the span between 7th and 9th…

  • 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…

  • Broadway Trust

    Broadway Trust

    Broadway Trust, also known as Broadway Merchants Trust 938-944 Broadway, Camden, NJ The Broadway Trust Company building was built prior to World War I. The architect was Phillip Merz who was based in Rochester NY and the building was constructed by the J. Henry Miller Co. of Baltimore MD, who also built the building which…

  • The Camden National Bank

    The Camden National Bank

    Excerpt from Historical and Industrial Review of Camden, N.J. 1890. ONE of the chief elements in the material growth and progress of a community is the banking interest, and in this department of business, Camden boasts of several vigorous corporations, one of the most important being the Camden National Bank, located at Second street and…

  • Camden National Bank

    Camden National Bank

    1123 Broadway (Broadway and Sycamore Street), Camden, NJ Established in 1885, the Camden National Bank opened at 259 Kaighn Avenue on August 13, 1885. Zophar C. Howell was the first President. One of the founders, and an early vice-president was Henry B. Wilson, for whom the H.B. Wilson School at South 9th & Florence Street…

  • Wilson Adams Obituary

    Camden Courier-Post – October 26, 2005 Age 69, of Camden. Died Friday, October 21, 2005, in Cooper Medical Center, Camden. ADAMS, WILSON EPHRAIM – Born in Camden, NJ, he has been a life long area resident. He was the son of the late Everett and Emma Carter Adams. He was the husband of Elizabeth E.…

  • My Camden Heritage

    By Dr. Samuel Zuckerman As published in the Jewish Community Voice, January 5, 2005. I am sitting in my den and close my eyes, I see the city as it was in my youth and recall the many people that crossed my path. I was eligible to go to Kaighns School but my parents didn’t…

  • City to Limit All-Night Parking In Move to Clean Main Streets

    City to Limit All-Night Parking In Move to Clean Main Streets

    Camden Courier-Post – December 26, 1953 By Ronald G. Van Tine Restrictions on nightlong parking on principal streets in the business district will be tried out early next year as a major step in a campaign to make Camden a cleaner city in which to live and work. Public Works Commissioner Abbott, who disclosed the…

  • NATHAN KATZ FINED, ESCAPES PRISON

    Camden Courier-Post – February 17, 1936 Judge Neutze Influenced by Restitution, Poor Health in Suspending, Sentence Nathan U. Katz, 44, former Kaighn Avenue real estate dealer, pleaded non vult yesterday before Judge Frank F. Neutze in Criminal Court to a charge of embezzling a total of $4586.27 from four building and loan associations he represented.…

  • Jews End Campaign to Raise Charity Funds

    Jews End Campaign to Raise Charity Funds

    Camden Courier-Post – June 24, 1933 The Federation of Jewish Charities concluded its campaign for funds Thursday night with a banquet attended by workers and directors of the organization, at the Talmud Torah, 621 Kaighn Avenue. E. George Aaron, chairman of the campaign, announced that more than $5000 was pledged. Talks were made by Herman…

  • Thieves Take cigars in Sons of Italy Hall

    Camden Courier-Post – June 23, 1933 A black leather pocketbook containing $5.50, papers and house keys, was stolen Wednesday night from the parked automobile of Violet Byers, 413 Broadway, on Park Boulevard near Kaighn Avenue. Cigars, cigarettes and candy valued at $18 were stolen from the Sons of Italy hall at 440 Spruce Street, it…

  • Democrats to Hold Meetings Tonight

    Camden Courier-Post – October 29, 1931 Candidacy of Moore to be Expounded at Meetings in City and Suburbs The campaign foe A. Harry Moore, gubernatorial candidate, and local Democratic candidates, will be carried into six wards of the city and in seven communities or the county tonight. All meetings and speakers are as follows: Second…

  • 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…