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Broadway Trust Building 1926
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Broadway Trust

The Broadway Trust Company was led by John J. Burleigh, one of the leading businessmen in South Jersey from the 1870s through World War I.

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Amanda Alloway

MRS. AMANDA ALLOWAY was born in New Jersey in November of 1843, according to the 1900 Census. By 1863 she had married Joseph Alloway. A son, Charles Alloway, was born in December of 1863. Another son, Joseph came November 22, 1865, and there was also a daughter, Ida May, was born around 1867. By the time the Census was taken in 1870 the Alloways had moved to Gloucester City, New Jersey. The 1872 City Directory shows the family at 901 North Front Street in North Camden. The 1878 City Directory shows them at 8 Pine Avenue in South Camden. The 1880 Census shows Joseph and Amanda Alloway and their three children still living on Pine Avenue, which was renamed Clare Street shortly thereafter. This street is one block long, running from Pine Street south to Division Street between South 3rd and South 4th Streets. Joseph Alloway worked as a carpenter. The 1890 and 1896 City Directories show Joseph and Amanda Alloway living at 510 Division Street. The 1898 City Directory shows that Amanda Alloway was now a widow.

Subaru Steering Wheel Stock Photo
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New name for Camden street near planned HQ

CAMDEN - City Council members voted Tuesday to rename one block of Mount Ephraim Avenue to Subaru Drive.

Restrictions on nightlong parking on principal streets in the business district will be tried out early next year as a major step in a campaign to make Camden a cleaner city in which to live and work.
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City to Limit All-Night Parking In Move to Clean Main Streets

Camden Courier-Post - December 26, 1953
Restrictions on nightlong parking on principal streets in the business district will be tried out early next year as a major step in a campaign to make Camden a cleaner city in which to live and work.

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Legion Auxiliaries Plan June Events

Both the Fairview and Mt. Ephraim American Legion Auxiliaries have scheduled events for this week. This evening the Fairview group will have its Installation of officers, and tomorrow evening the last of a series of monthly card parties will be held by the Mt. Ephraim women.

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Roxie Allen Held as One of Gang in Dice Game Holdup

Roxie Allen, Camden's famed welterweight boxer, and one of his pals were arrested last night and Identified, according to police, as two of four men who held up a craps game early yesterday at Landisville. Loot is said to have totaled between $150 and $200.

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Bail Is Denied Roxie Allen in Robbery of 15 in Craps Game

Identified as four of the five bandits who held up and robbed 15 men at a craps game in a Landisville poolroom yesterday, Roxie Allen, well-known South Jersey boxer, and three other South Camden youths are under arrest today.

Cooper's Point Ferry, Camden, NJ
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The Year 1836 - Camden, NJ

The Camden Cemetery, known in modern times as Old Camden Cemetery, adjoining the Newton Friends' burying grounds, through an action of a town meeting of the Township of Camden, was founded on March 10, 1836. The control was vested in trustees appointed by the township meeting. A plot of ground containing 2.94 acres was purchased from Isaac Cooper for $590.