Category: Historical Accounts
Various historical accounts, texts, and reader submissions, excluding News Articles.
Biographical Review, 1897
A biographical review containing life sketched of leading citizens of Camden and Burlington Counties, 1897
Camden County Marriages
Marriages from 1844 through 1890 comprise the bulk of this work, including marriages for residents of present-day Washington and Monroe Townships. in Gloucester County between 1844-1871.
Felix Bocchicchio - FBI Rap Sheet
NAME: Felix Bocchicchio
ALIASES: William Arthur Trevers, John J. Bartlet.
DESCRIPTION: Born 1907, U.S., 5'7", 145 lbs., slender build, dark brown hair, brown eyes, dark complexion, has stiff right leg, old bullet wound.
Mother's Day Origins
What is always left out the historical accounts is the vital role which Camden played in the origin of the Mother's Day campaign which Miss Jarvis initiated.
Camden, NJ, Abraham Lincoln Lore
Honest Abe almost lost Camden City in 1864: 3332 to 2758 votes for McClellan.
20 Reasons Why You Remember Cramer Hill
You remember the neighbor's dirty dishes piling high in their "zinks."
You can't decide which was your favorite dinner; fried pork roll and eggs, a butter and banana sandwich, or a super-size bowl of Mom's macaroni and cheese.
Cooper Hospital (via Rick Grenda)
On August 9th in 1887 Camden's Cooper Hospital opened, four patients arrived seeking to be admitted, but they were turned way.
Camden NJ's 'Ghost Sniper'
Reminiscent of the Washington DC Sniper attacks, Camden had its own in the late 1920's which was quite the mystery of its time. There are dozens of articles about it, and the sniper had 48 "victims."
The Benjamin Cooper House - Supplemental Data
History - Built 1734 by Benjamin Cooper; Present Owner, The Mathis Shipbuilding Company
The Benjamin Cooper House - Historic American Buildings Survey
The Benjamin Cooper House
Point and Erie Streets
Camden, Camden County, Hew Jersey
A Brief History of the Camden Home for Children & SPCC
THE CAMDEN HOME FOR CHILDREN is an institution located on Haddon Avenue, above Mount Vernon, the object and design of which is to afford a home, food, clothing and schooling for destitute friendless children, and, at a suitable age, to place them with respectable families to learn some useful trade or occupation. The home was established and is conducted by a corporation.