Tag: Liberty Street

  • Voodoo Man Confesses Bigamy

    Voodoo Man Confesses Bigamy

    Camden Courier – April 10, 1925 Cops Discover Secret Vault, Baby Skeleton Police investigating the “voodoo den” of H.H. Hyghcock, 413-15 Liberty Street, whose arrest on suspicion of murder made several important discoveries today. They are: When informed of the finding of the supposed vault, Director Tempest instructed Captain Gordon to “tear it out if…

  • Mystic’s ‘Library’ is Full of Weird Jargon

    Mystic’s ‘Library’ is Full of Weird Jargon

    Camden Courier-Post – April 10, 1925 ‘Cures’ Told in Old Recipe Book A weird “library” of “voodoo literature” was discovered by the police in the strangely under-tunneled and unusually equipped home and offices of “Doctor” H.H. Hyghcock, 413-415 Liberty Street. In many “composition books” like those used by school children, the negro voodoo doctor had…

  • Voodoo’s Raven Room Shocks Society Editor

    Voodoo’s Raven Room Shocks Society Editor

    Camden Courier-Post – April 10, 1925 “Black Bird Pounced on My Head and I was Breathless,’ She Says After Tour of ‘Doc’ Hyghcock’s Former Domain By M. IRENE FROST, Society Editor of The Courier Touching in the highlights of my tour of the “Voodoo” house the thing that impressed me most, perhaps, was the black…

  • ‘Voodoo’ Is Held For Murder

    ‘Voodoo’ Is Held For Murder

    Camden Courier – April 9, 1925 Daughter of ‘Mystic’ Says Old Man Killed Woman in His ‘Den’ Police Find Body of Baby in Tunnel Under Liberty Street Houses; Weird Stuffed Birds and Fantastic Symbols in “Chambers of Horrors” Under Houses in Liberty Street “Dr. Hyghcock” Is Under Arrest Discovery of the body of a white…

  • Negro Voodoo Dug In Toils of Police

    Negro Voodoo Dug In Toils of Police

    Helena Independent, Helena Montana, April 10, 1925 By Associated Press. Camden, N. J., April 9—Bones believed to be those of humans and other gruesome articles in caves and passages under the home of H. H. Hyghcock, a negro voodoo doctor, and the statement of his seven-year-old daughter that he had killed a woman two weeks…