Tag: Master Street

  • Bulson Street

    Bulson Street

    Bulson Street once stretched eastward from Broadway to South 11th Street alongside the railroad tracks connecting Camden to the rest of South Jersey. The street is believed to have been named after Gilbert Bulson, a farmer who owned a sizable parcel of land in the area during the 19th century. City Directories dating back to…

  • Brown Street

    Brown Street in Camden’s Fourteenth Ward is one of two streets bearing that name. It is listed in Camden’s 1906 City Directory and is depicted on a map published in 1914. Originally located in Camden’s Eighth Ward, it became part of the Fourteenth Ward when Yorkship Village was incorporated into Camden after World War I.…

  • David Allaband

    David Allaband

    DAVID ALLABAND was born in New Jersey on September 2, 1912. His father, David S. Allaband, died three months before his birth, and his mother Suzanne passed when he was only four years old. The family had lived in Camden’s Eighth Ward, at 1654 Master Street, in 1910. Besides young David, there were two older…

  • 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…

  • $100 in Gems Stolen from Apartment

    Camden Courier-Post – February 7, 1938 Theft at 418 Broadway Reported to Police; other Homes Robbed Two garages and several homes were entered over the weekend by thieves who escaped with cash, jewelry, and other articles. Theft of jewelry valued at $100 and a $5 note were reported to police last night by Mrs. Bernard…

  • 3 Youths Held as Blaze Razes Grain Plant of Sitley and Son

    Camden Courier-Post – April 18, 1930 Damage in Fire at Sixth and Bulson Streets Estimated at $45,000 Four Men Risk Lives to Save Two Horses Boys Believed by Police Probers to Have Been Smoking in Building Three boys are being held and two others are sought in the investigation of the $45.000 fire which today…

  • Police Carnival was a Gigantic Success

    Police Carnival was a Gigantic Success

    Philadelphia Inquirer – February 16, 1914 POLICE CARNIVAL WAS A GIGANTIC SUCCESS Considered one of the most successful events ever given in Camden, the second annual industrial show and carnival of the Camden Police Beneficial Association came to a close in the Third Regiment Armory Saturday night with the crowning of the queen. Miss Margaret…