Historic photos of Camden, NJ, transcribed old newspaper clippings, famous people, and more!
After graduation from the South Jersey Law School in Camden, Firmin Michel took a position with Joseph A. Varbalow and also was City Solicitor
Haddon Avenue is one of the oldest roads in Camden, dating back to at least 1792 when it became basically a bridle path.
Frank Doris, among other crimes, shot and killed a Philadelphia police officer and was later executed by electric chair.
A newly unearthed negative from the Victor vaults shows Rosario Bourdon conducting members of the Victor studio band billed as 'Victor Mixed Chorus' & Orchestra at Victor's 'Trinity Studios' in Camden, New Jersey.
Joseph V. O'Connor, aka Joe Connors, was a Camden ship-fitter who was caught up in gang activity and later killed by gunshot.
John Doris was murdered at Trenton State Prison in 1930, after a fight where he shot a local gangster. His murder was never solved.
Andrew Scarduzio was a political player in Camden who was killed at a bar in Bellmawr NJ.
Joseph 'Mose' Flannery was a political figure in Camden in the early 1900's, also involved in organized crime. He was murdered, as was his suspected murderer.
George Genge School was the first school of Camden City. It was razed for construction of the current City Hall.
This ferry was established about 1800 by Abraham Browning, Sr., an intelligent and enterprising farmer of the territory now braced in Stockton Township.
John G. Hutchison was the superintendent of the West Jersey Ferry for more than 30 years and was a Camden "lifer."
Photos and excerpts about the West Jersey Ferry (aka Market Street Ferry) Depot
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