Tag: Market Street

  • Mayor, City Aides to Confer Monday on Weed Removal

    Mayor, City Aides to Confer Monday on Weed Removal

    Camden Courier Post – July 22, 1950 Unsightly Grass and Weeds Mayor Brunner announced today he will call a conference Monday to coordinate city departments in the movement to remove unsightly grass and weeds in the city. Attending the conference Brunner said will be Director of Public Works Abbott, his deputy, James Swanson; J. James…

  • Owl’s Studio Dance

    Camden Courier-Post – February 6, 1933 The Owl’s Studio tonight will present Willard Rodman and his Hotel Hildebrecht orchestra, one of the best known “syncopation manufacturers” in the East. The studio at 418 Market street, promises to be the mecca of many dance lovers tonight.

  • Sentiment Ruled in Rejecting Bid, Pastor Declares

    Sentiment Ruled in Rejecting Bid, Pastor Declares

    Camden Courier-Post – June 11, 1932 Offer of $5,300,000 for Catholic Church Property Disclosed in Court. Appeals on Assessments in Broadway Extension Open in Court Here Levies Called Unfair An offer of $5,300,000 for purchase of the Church of the Immaculate Conception property, bounded by Market, Broadway, Federal and Seventh streets, was disclosed yesterday in…

  • Moore In Camden Speech Demands Fairness at Polls

    Moore In Camden Speech Demands Fairness at Polls

    Camden Courier-Post – October 29, 1931 Towers Theatre Packed at Climax of All-Day Invasion Here TOURS SMALLER TOWNS By RANSLOE BOONE Demanding a fair election and protection to Democratic voters, A. Harry Moore was greeted here last night by the largest crowd to gather at a Democratic meeting in Camden’s recent history. The Democratic candidate…

  • 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…

  • Doings in Camden

    Doings in Camden

    Philadelphia Inquirer – August 13, 1906 ** The flag poles on all the fire houses need painting. ** City Hall. Cooper. Pyne Point and Forest Kill parks were thronged yesterday. ** Open-air services were held by several of the churches yesterday. ** A white cab drawn by two white horses wearing white harness and driven…

  • Four Tossed from an Automobile

    Four Tossed from an Automobile

    Philadelphia Inquirer – September 6, 1902 Camden Letter Carrier’s Machine Ran Away and Its Occupants Were Cut and Bruised Harry Reir, a well known Camden letter carrier, with his wife, a small son and a sister, was thrown from an automobile at Delaware avenue and Market street, Camden, last night and all were more or…

  • Over in Camden

    Over in Camden

    Philadelphia Inquirer – December 22, 1898 Articles of incorporation were filed yesterday by the American Metal Edge Box Company. The police were notified yesterday that William Ilgenfritz, 14 years old, of 1121 Mickle street, was missing. Jacob N. Wise, 63 years old, fell from a step at Delaware and Market streets yesterday and broke his…

  • Death Lurked on a Camden Street

    Death Lurked on a Camden Street

    Philadelphia Inquirer – January 7, 1898 HARRY J. SCHAEFER STEPPED ON A LIVE WIRE AND DIED IN AWFUL AGONY. WERE AFRAID TO AID HIM Policemen Stood Near, But No One Warned the Pedestrian of His Danger – The Broken Wire Had Been Shooting Out Sparks for Half an Hour. Deadly electric wires claimed a victim…

  • Camden News

    Camden News

    Philadelphia Inquirer – July 28, 1887 Resignation of a Pastor, Meeting of a Council Committee and Other Items. Rev. E. V. Glover, for many years pastor of the Alloways Baptist Church, has resigned. Mary Allen Gatley, of Gloucester City, was committed yesterday on a charge of marital infidelity by Mayor O’Kane, of that place. Jail…

  • Tape Worm Removed Alive, Head and All

    Tape Worm Removed Alive, Head and All

    Camden Courier-Post – September 27th, 1879 Tape Worm Removed Alive, Head and All with two doses of Mrs. Dr. Fearn’s Herb Medicine. This is to certify that I was troubled over three years with a tap worm, and was recommended to Mrs. Fearn for a cure; she gave me two doses of Herb Medicine, two…

  • The Year 1837, Camden, NJ

    City Council authorized the construction of a market house on Market Street at the intersection of Third Street on March 13, 1837. This market house containing 8 stalls was erected at a cost of $250, and was ready for use December 28, 1837. It was continued in use until 1871 when it was torn down.…

  • The Year 1836 – Camden, NJ

    The Year 1836 – Camden, NJ

    The Camden Cemetery, known in modern times as Old Camden Cemetery, adjoining the Newton Friends’ burying grounds, through an action of a town meeting of the Township of Camden, was founded on March 10, 1836. The control was vested in trustees appointed by the township meeting. A plot of ground containing 2.94 acres was purchased…