Camden residents were cautioned today by Patrick J. Sullivan, chief of the City Electrical Bureau, to be wary of persons who represent themselves as electrical inspectors.
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City Alerted on Electric Inspectors

Camden residents were cautioned today by Patrick J. Sullivan, chief of the City Electrical Bureau, to be wary of persons who represent themselves as electrical inspectors.

When the air raid sirens sound at noon June 26 in Camden, don't panic. It's not an atomic attack.
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New Schedule Set for Tests of Air Raid Sirens

When the air raid sirens sound at noon June 26 in Camden, don’t panic. It’s not an atomic attack.

A $1,000 increment for all non-uniformed employes over a three-year period is part of a package proposal to be presented to Mayor Alfred R. Pierce Monday.
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City Asked to Provide Increment

A $1,000 increment for all non-uniformed employes over a three-year period is part of a package proposal to be presented to Mayor Alfred R. Pierce Monday.

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Alfred R. Pierce

Alfred R. Pierce was a Camden, NJ mayor from 1959 through 1969.

The original Cooper Cooper Hospital 1887, opened 10 years after it was built
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The Cooper Hospital (via Camden County Medical Society)

The founding of a hospital for the care of the sick and injured in the Camden area had long been a project in the mind of Dr. Richard M. Cooper, who practiced medicine in this vicinity for over thirty years. He died in 1874 without having actually seen the work started.

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William Penn Corson

Known locally as W. Penn Corson, William, a Camden, NJ native, built the sewage systems in nearby towns and paved the White Horse Pike.

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William P. Corson – An Excerpt

William P. Corson (William Penn Corson) was active in Camden and also constructed the sewage systems in Westmont and Haddonfield, as well as portions of the White Horse Pike.

Stock photo of a bar
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The Alpha Club

The ALPHA CLUB was a social club that consisted mostly of young men from South Camden in the years prior to World War I. The club appears to have organized in 1906, and was active as late as 1917.

713 S. 3rd Street, Camden, NJ. AKA Vasco's Cafe AKA Seven Brothers Cafe Photo Taken: February 11, 2003
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Vasco’s Cafe

713 S. 3rd Street, Camden, NJ From the late 1900s through 1920 the saloon at 713 South…

Donkey's Place
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Donkey’s Place

Donkey’s Place, at 1223 Haddon Avenue, does not appear as a bar or restaurant in the 1918-1919 Camden City Directory.

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Annie Eisenhardt

Was she or wasn’t she? On January 26, 1889 nurse Annie Eisenhardt was found cut and bleeding in a restroom at Cooper Hospital. Her tale of what had happened to her and the physical evidence were in conflict, and it appears that her wounds were self-inflicted. Or were they?

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Biographical Review, 1897

A biographical review containing life sketched of leading citizens of Camden and Burlington Counties, 1897