Tag: Camden Home for Friendless Children

Friendless Child Stock Photo

A Brief History of the Camden Home for Children & SPCC

At a meeting in the First Presbyterian Church on 5th Street in Camden in the Autumn of 1864, Mr. and Mrs. Earl J. Atkinson inspired other dedicated, community-spirited citizens to venture into a project with them.

Camden Home for Friendless Children - 1915

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.

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.

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.

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: