Tag: Samuel Raymond Dobbs

  • Diamond

    Diamond

    Diamond was a city employee, a white horse that was used by the public works department in its tasks relating to taking care of the grounds at Old Camden Cemetery and New Camden Cemetery. Diamond made the papers in August of 1935 and again in the summer of 1936, when he needed to be treated…

  • The Oasis Motel

    The Oasis Motel

    2000 Admiral Wilson Boulevard, Camden, NJ After the erection of the Hotel Walt Whitman and the opening of the Admiral Wilson Boulevard, many of the same individuals involved in the hotel project became interested in establishing an athletic club on the new thoroughfare. This group was originally known as the City Athletic Club, and among…

  • 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…

  • Henry Magin Laid to Rest by War Veteran Buddies

    Henry Magin Laid to Rest by War Veteran Buddies

    Camden Courier-Post – August 26, 1941 Trucks of Flowers in Funeral Cortege Funeral services for City Commissioner Henry Magin were held today with his colleagues in official and veterans circles participating. Services were conducted in city commission chambers on the second floor of city hall, in charge of Rev. Dr. W.W. Ridgeway, rector of St.…

  • Diamond in Dutch – So Is City Over Bill for Treating Horse

    Diamond in Dutch – So Is City Over Bill for Treating Horse

    Camden Courier-Post – August 31, 1936 Question—Can Municipal Employe Collect for Coming to Aid of Fellow ‘Worker’? Then, Too, Is Animal Worth Fee of $3? By Charles L. Humes Diamond, Camden’s famous white cemetery horse, has eye trouble. And so has Camden, or so it seems. Anyhow, Diamond has the city legal department in a…

  • Question of Bar in City Hall Put up to Commission

    Question of Bar in City Hall Put up to Commission

    Camden Courier-Post – August 12, 1936 Veterans Offered Twelfth Floor, Want to Take Liquor Along BLEAKLY OPPOSES MOVE To drink or not to drink (over a bar) in City Hall — that is the question. Whether there is a difference between dispensing beer in the municipality’s official home and other city-owned property is a problem…

  • Kausel is Given $4000 Job Over Hot Protest by ‘Rebel’ in G.O.P.

    Kausel is Given $4000 Job Over Hot Protest by ‘Rebel’ in G.O.P.

    Camden Courier-Post – January 3, 1928 Not Fitted for Job and 20 of You Admitted it’ Declares Van Meter COLLINGSWOOD MAN’S INSURGENCY PUNISHED Vocational School Incident is Recalled as Democrats Join in Battle Joseph H. Van Meter, insurgent Republican freeholder from Collingswood, today declared that David Baird Jr., Republican leader, had admitted that Theodore Kausel…