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Herbert Anderson was a respected Camden police officer who served in the National Guard and U.S. Army after working as a wiper in an engine house.
Tydeman & Dooley
TYDEMAN & DOOLEY were a pair of comedic acrobats who starred on the B.F. Keith vaudeville circuit in the 1900's and 1910's.
Radio Station WCAM
Camden's oldest radio station dates back to September 1925 when it signed on as WFBI at 1270 AM under the ownership of Robert Galvin. The city government became involved soon afterward. The official dedication of the now municipally-owned radio station, rechristened WCAM, occurred in Convention Hall, occurred on March 29, 1926. The station moved, sometime after 1931, to the 17th floor of the new City Hall Building at South 6th and Federal Street. Eventually it was permanently assigned 1310 on the AM band as its frequency.
Vincent Ariel Tydeman
VINCENT ARIEL TYDEMAN was a professional baseball player, vaudeville acrobats, born in Camden to Edmund and Sarah Tydeman,.
The Towers Theatre predates moves and, in the vaudeville era, it featured its own orchestra. It was also used for labor and political meetings at various times.
Camden Reached Peak in Boxing in 1919-20
Camden has had its ups and downs in the boxing game, but probably reached its peak so far as performers are concerned when bouts were held at the Haddon Avenue Armory during 1919-20.
Group Disbanded 25 Years Ago; Old Members to Meet at Dinner
A reunion-dinner of members of the old Aquinas Club, disbanded nearly 25 years ago, will be held during the latter part of June, Pasquale Iarossi, committee chairman, announced.