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Memory Stock Photo
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Centennial Mirror 1828-1928

A centennial review: the year was 1927 and the future had hardly ever looked brighter for the City of Camden. Times were prosperous, business and industry were booming, and the city was full of recently constructed public buildings, civic improvements, schools, the new Delaware River bridge and its new highway to the suburbs. The stock market crash of 1929 and the Depression that followed were in the unimagined future.

View shows part of the Camden Chamber of Commerce offices in the Walt Whitman Hotel.
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CAMDEN’S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Camden Chamber of Commerce is the clearing house of civic activities. The offices are in the Hotel Walt Whitman Annex on Cooper Street near Broadway. It is supported by the business, professional and civic interests of Camden.

Broadway Trust Building 1926
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Broadway Trust

The Broadway Trust Company building was built prior to World War I. The architect was Phillip Merz who was based in Rochester NY and the building was constructed by the J. Henry Miller Co. of Baltimore MD, who also built the building which would become the Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s third home in Washington DC, and the Bank of America Building in Baltimore MD.

Broadway below Walnut St. Camden, N.J. J. J. BURLEIGH President ANTHONY KOBUS Vice President - WM. J. COOPER Vice President BURLEIGH H. DRAPER Secretary and Treasurer
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Broadway Trust Company – March-December 1916

Broadway below Walnut St. Camden, N.J.
J. J. BURLEIGH President
ANTHONY KOBUS Vice President – WM. J. COOPER Vice President
BURLEIGH H. DRAPER Secretary and Treasurer