Tag: Camden Home for Friendless Children

Friendless Child Stock Photo
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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.

Camden Home for Friendless Children - 1915
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Camden Home for Friendless Children

The Camden Home for Friendless Children was established in 1865. By the 1890’s the institution had located at 915 Haddon Avenue in Camden NJ.

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Pyne Poynt Plans All-Day 4th Party

Plans for the thirty-third anniversary of the Pyne Poynt Athletic Association to be observed with an all ­day program at Pyne Poynt Park July 4 were discussed last night at a meeting in the Pyne Poynt Social Club, 929 North Fifth Street.

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Removed to Hospitals

The police ambulance removed residents of South Camden to the hospitals late on Saturday afternoon.

Philadelphia Inquirer - January 4, 1897 Camden's generous citizens have responded to the Camden Home for Friendless Children.
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Camden Looks After Friendless Children

Philadelphia Inquirer – January 4, 1897
Camden’s generous citizens have responded to the Camden Home for Friendless Children.

The Camden Home for Friendless Children -- The committee on collections for the Building Fund, have great pleasure in acknowledging the receipt of the following contributions: Wm. Groves, $50; sundries, by Wm. Curtiss, $20.15; Adams Express Co. by Thomas Fitzgerald, $20; B. F. Davis, $10; F. Bourquin, $10; Thos Fitzgerald, $5; Rufus Hill, $5; John P. Harker, $2; Mrs. L'Esperance, $2, sundries, $3. Others of our friends who have received circulars, or those who may have been omitted unintentionally, but who appreciate this effort, we hope will give to use, speedily, the opportunity of acknowledging the receipt of their offerings to this good and important work. James H. Stevens, Cashier, 1st Nat. Bank, Camden, E. G. Cattell, Merchantville, R. Bingham, 637 Cooper street, Camden; Wm. Curtis, 205 Pearl street, Camden; S. H. Grey, 104 Market street, Camden; Charles Rhodes, Haddonfield; J. D. Reinboth, 207 Cooper Street, Camden, committee.
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Camden Home for Friendless Children Fund

The Camden Home for Friendless Children — The committee on collections for the Building Fund, have great pleasure in acknowledging the receipt of the following contributions: