CAMDEN INDUSTRIES

The year was 1927 and the future had hardly ever looked brighter for the City of Camden. Times were prosperous, business and industry were booming, and the city was full of recently constructed public buildings, civic improvements, schools, the new Delaware River bridge and its new highway to the suburbs. The stock market crash of 1929 and the Depression that followed were in the unimagined future.

It was in these times that Camden prepare for its 100th anniversary, and in this spirit of optimism that the city fathers under the direction of Mayor Winfield S. Price commissioned the booklet whose text you will find below.

Read more about the first 100 years of Camden and more articles from the Centennial Mirror


ABATTOIRS

ADVERTISING POSTERS

  • Camden Poster Advertising Company

ART GLASS

  • Camden Glazing Company
  • New Jersey Glass Company

ASBESTOS

  • A. H. Green
  • G. L. Moffett

ASPHALT

  • Asphalt Plant (Municipal)
  • South Jersey Asphalt Roofing Company
  • Campbell & Duncan

AUTOMOBILES

  • Delling Motors Company

AUTO & TRUCK BODIES

AUTO RADIATORS

  • Broadway Auto Radiator Works
  • N. J. Auto Radiator Company

AUTO SPRINGS

  • Camden Auto Spring Company

AUTO TOPS

  • Camden Auto Top Company
  • East Camden Auto Top Shop

AUTO SUPPLIES

AWNINGS

  • Byron Cobb
  • Oliver Funk
  • Joseph Horneff
  • Sage Brothers

BAKERIES

  • D. Canzanese & Sons
  • Freihofer Baking Company
  • General Baking Company
  • Hanson’s Baking Company

BOAT BUILDERS-SHIPS AND YACHTS

  • American Brown-Boveri Electric Corporation
  • American Shipyard Company
  • Camden Ship Building Company
  • General Contracting Company
  • John H. Mathis Company
  • Noeker & Ake Shipbuilding Company
  • Quigley & Dorp
  • Tucker Stevedoring Company
  • John C. Vanderslice

BOILERS

  • Acme Boiler and Iron Works

BARRELS

  • Daniel Pierson

BOOKS AND BOOKBINDERS

  • Haddon Craftsmen, Inc.

BOTTLERS

  • Camden Bottling Company
  • Diamond Bottling Works
  • East Side Bottling Company
  • Liberty Bottling Works
  • New Jersey Bottling Works
  • Newport Bottling Works
  • Stephen Ochman
  • Orange Crush Bottling Company
  • B. Ostroff
  • Joseph Schimpf
  • F. E. Shaw
  • Thurman Bottling Works
  • Union Bottling Company
  • Oscar Weidenhammer

BOXES

  • Atlas Plywood Corporation

BRASS CASTINGS

  • Camden Brass & Aluminum Company
  • Camden Bronze & Brass Company
  • Camden Foundry Company
  • Eureka Brass Foundry

BRICKS

  • City Line Brick & Lumber Company
  • Hugh & Isaiah Hatch

BRICK SEWER PIPES

BROOMS, WHISK, ETC.

  • Enterprise Broom & Whisk Company

BUILDING MATERIALS

  • Frank Harris Sons Company
  • Charles D. Heavey
  • Camden Lime Company

BURLAP BAGS

  • Camden Bag Company

CANDIES

CAP MANUFACTURERS

  • Benjamin Clayman

CARBIDE CAKES

  • Carbic Mfg. Company

CARBON BLACK, ETC.

  • Wilckes, Martin & Wilckes

CARPET CLEANERS

  • Camden Carpet Cleaning Works.

CHEMICAL PRODUCTS

CHOCOLATE-COCOA

  • Royal Cocoa Company

CIGARS

CLOTHING MANUFACTURERS

  • Camden Summer Clothing Company
  • James M. Heak
  • Reliable Cloak Company
  • Tru-Line Coat Company

CLUTCHES

  • Lehigh Clutch Company

COFFEE, RICE, TEA

  • William S. Scull Company

COKE

  • Camden Coke Company

CONCRETE

  • New Era Concrete Company

CONCRETE BLOCKS

  • Concrete Specialties Company
  • Prince Concrete Company

CONCRETE REINFORCEMENT

  • Kalman Steel Company

COPPER SMITHING

  • Camden Copper Works

CORKBOARDS

  • Armstrong Cork Company

CUSTOM BROKERS

  • Rohner-Behrig Company

COTTON BATTING

  • Camden Fibre Mills

DAIRY PRODUCTS

  • Supplee-Wills- Jones

DENTAL INSTRUMENTS-LABORATORIES

  • Norman B. Bryson
  • Stratford Cookson Company

DIES

  • Non Pareil Die Company

DIESEL ENGINES

  • Treiber-Diesel Engine Company

DlE STEEL

  • Apsco Engravers Die Steel

DREDGING

  • American Dredging Company

DRESSES, CLOAKS, SUITS

  • I. Eskin & Son
  • L. Merochnik

DYEING AND BLEACHING

  • U. S. Dyeing & Bleaching Company

DYE STUFFS

  • Taylor White Extracting Company

DYE WORSTED TOPS

  • Joseph Hussong Company

ENGINEERS

  • Armstrong & Latta Company
  • Remington & Vosbury

ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES, ETC.

  • So. Jersey Engineering & Sales Company

ELECTRICIANS, INDUSTRIAL

  • C. B. Edwards Electric Company

ELECTROTYPERS

  • Potomac Electrotype Company of N.J.

ENGRAVERS

  • Elmer Deputy National Engraving Company

FIBRE FURNITURE

  • Monarch Mfg. Company

FIRE BRICK

  • Philadelphia & Camden Fire Brick Company

FIREWORKS

  • New Century Fireworks Company

FLAG POLES

  • John E. Lingo & Sons

FLAVORING EXTRACTS

  • John LeCroy & Son

FLOOR COVERINGS

  • J. C. Dunn & Company
  • Walter D. Dunn & Company

FLOUR, FEED & GRAIN

FORGINGS

  • Stanton Forging Company

FURNITURE

GAS AND ELEC. FIXTURES

  • Camden Gas Fixture Company

GASKETS

  • Flexitallic Gasket Company

GAS MANTLES

  • General Gas Mantle Company

GASOLINE & OIL

  • Banner Oil Company
  • Gulf Refining Company
  • Lincoln Oil Company
  • Peerless Service Station
  • Standard Oil Company
  • Sun Oil Company
  • Superior Oil Company
  • Texas Oil Company
  • Camden Industries

GELATINE

  • Kind & Knox Gelatine Company

GLASS

  • Camden Auto Glass Company
  • Camden Glazing Company

HANDKERCHIEFS, LACE, ETC.

  • Chief Works Loeb & Wasch Company Inc.

HARDWOOD FLOORS AND MILLWORK

  • Hitchner-Holmes Company

HEATING SYSTEMS

  • George Austermuhl & Son
  • Camden Furnace Converting Company
  • Enterprise Heating Company
  • Camden Heating Company
  • Fow Elbow Company
  • B. F. Sturtevant Company
  • Trego & Winters
  • Warren Webster & Company

HOUSE WRECKERS

  • Blair Housewrecking & Salvage Company
  • Michael DeMasi

ICE

  • American Ice Company Camden Ice Company

INK

  • National Ink Works

IRON FOUNDRIES, ETC.

  • American Iron Works, Inc.
  • Brown & Getty
  • Camden Forge Company
  • Penn Jersey Steel Company
  • S. V. Reeve

LAUNDRY SUPPLIES

  • Kohnestamm & Company

LEATHER PRODUCTS

  • Castle Kid Company
  • C. K. Cook Company
  • England Leather Company
  • John R. Evans & Company
  • Himmelein & Bailey Jersey Leather Company
  • Keystone Leather Company
  • McNeely & Company
  • Peerless Kid Company
  • Ruby Kid Company

LICORICE, ETC.

  • McAndrews & Forbes

LINOLEUM PRODUCTS

  • Congoleum-Nairn Company

LIQUID INSECTICIDE

  • Hits-It Mfg. Company

LUMBER

MACARONI

  • L. DePasquale & Sons
  • John Marini
  • South Jersey Macaroni Mfg. Company

MACHINES

MACHINE WORK

  • Elco Machine & Manufacturing Company

MANUFACTURING STATIONERS

MARBLE AND GRANITE

  • M. Reilly

MEDICINES

  • Wacker Remedy Company

MERCERIZED YARNS

  • Peech Sons & Phillips Company

METAL WORK

  • Thomas Parry Sons Company

METAL STAMPERS

  • Allied Metal Stamping Company
  • Philadelphia Metal Stamping Company

MILLWORK

MONUMENTS

  • O. J. Hammel Company
  • William Lamont
  • West Jersey Marble & Granite Company

MULTIGRAPHERS

  • Central Duplicating Company
  • Rand Service

NICKEL PLATING

  • Kelwood Plating Company

NOVELTY SHIPS, ETC.

  • Roma Fibre and Art Company

OIL REFINERIES, ETC.

  • Crew Levick Company

PAINTS, ETC.

  • Camden Paint Company
  • Clement “Coverall” Company
  • Felton, Sibley & Company, Inc.
  • Samuel H. French Company
  • Joseph Manufacturing Company
  • Spencer Lucas Company
  • George D. Wetherill & Company

PANELS & DRAPE SHADES

  • National Decorative Company

PAPER

  • Carter Paper Company
  • Eisenberg Brothers
  • New Jersey Paper Manufacturing Company
  • Pinco Papers

PAPER MILL SUPPLIES

  • J. Giordano & Brothers

PAPER MACHINERY

  • Samuel M. Langston & Company

PAPER TUBE BOXES

  • Howard Lukens

PARIS WHITE, ETC.

  • Southward Manufacturing Company

PATENT MEDICINES

  • S. B. Goff Suns Company

PATTERNS

  • Jackson Pattern Works

PEARL BUTTONS

  • Peerless Pearl Company

PENS

PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS

PHOTOGRAPHERS, ETC.

PIANO MOTORS

  • Piano Motors Company

PISTON RINGS

  • Simplex Piston Ring Company

PLATE METAL CONSTRUCTION

  • Hawk & Fullerton

PLATING

  • Camden Plating Company

PLUMBING SHEET METAL

  • K. & K. Engineering Company

PLUMBING SUPPLIES

  • Crane Company
  • Fleck Brothers Company
  • J. D. Johnson Company
  • Mott Company of Pennsylvania

POLISH

  • Kemoshyne Products, Inc.

PORCELAIN ENAMELING

  • Philadelphia Porcelain Company

PRESSED METAL GOODS

  • Camden Industries
  • Penn Pressed Metal Company

PRETZELS

  • American Pretzel Company

PRINT BLOCKS

PRINTERS

  • Argus Printing Company
  • James M. Bentley
  • Bleakly Bros., Inc.
  • Camden Duplicating Company
  • Camden Press
  • Sinnickson Chew & Sons Company
  • Clinton Press
  • Crompton Company
  • Gresimer Printing Company
  • I. F. Huntzinger Company
  • Koch Printing Company
  • Charles H. Lee
  • Levering-Riebel Company
  • Magrath Printing House
  • Mercantile Printing House
  • John D. F. Morgan Company
  • Neutze Print Shop
  • Samuel D. Payne
  • Progressive Printing Company
  • Radcliffe Printing Company
  • Senseman Printing Company
  • Showers Brothers

PUBLISHERS

  • Courier-Post Company

RADIO CABINETS, ETC.

  • Wood Specialties Company

RADIO CONDENSERS

  • Radio Condenser Company

REFRIGERATORS

  • S. C. Dunham Company
  • Earnshaw Manufacturing Company

ROOFERS

SANITARY EARTHENWARE

  • Camden Pottery Company

SHAKER SWEATERS

  • Highland Shaker Sweater Company

SHEET METAL

SHOES

  • Drummond & Dietz Shoe Company
  • A. E. Wessel & Sons

SHOE DRESSING

  • Nu Kid Products

SIGNS

  • Ancker Sign Company
  • Barnett Sign Company
  • Robert Dowling
  • David B. Peterson
  • C. R. Turner

SOAP

SOUPS

STAPLES

STEEL LOCKERS, ETC. R. W. Jefferies Company

STEEL BARS, ETC. Concrete Steel Company

STEEL FIREPROOF PRODUCTS Southern Steel Service Company

STEVEDORING Delaware River Discharging Company

STRUCTURAL STEEL WORK Atlas Steel Works, Inc.

SWITCHBOARDS American Switchboard Company

TANKS AND SEATS Standard Tank & Seat Company

TILES Art Craft Tile Company Camden Tile Company

TIN BOXES Myers Manufacturing Company

TROUSERS Camden Trousers Manufacturing Company

TRUSSES W. J. Blaschke

TYPESETTING Washington Monotype Typesetting Company Wythe Machine Typesetting Company, Inc.

TYPEWRITER RIBBONS, ETC. Tybon Company

UPHOLSTERY Art Upholstery Company Broadway Upholstery Company Quality Upholstery Company

VARNISH C. C. Schrack Company

VICTROLAS Victor Talking Machine Company

WALL PAPER Creely & Son

WAREHOUSING Camden Terminal Company

WATERPROOFING PAPERS, ETC. National Waterproofing Company

WELDING Camden Electric Welding Company

WHOLESALE GROCER Francis H. Liggett Company

WINDOW SHADES Charles W. Breneman Company Camden Window Shade Manufacturing Company

WIRE BASKETS ETC. Pioneer Wire Works.

WIRE STITCHING MACHINERY New Jersey Wire Stitching Machinery Company

WOOD PATTERN MAKER Thos. C. Van Osten

WOODWORKING

  • Camden Woodworking Mill

WOOL

  • Joseph A. Middlebrook, Inc.

WOOL PULLERS

  • Max Bernstein & Son

WOOL SCOURERS

WORSTED YARNS

WREATHS, ETC.

  • J. P. McCarthy Company

YEAST

  • Fleischman Company W. E. Cross

TOTAL INDUSTRIES 349 TOTAL EMPLOYEES 39,362

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