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Joseph Alcorn Tombstone
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Joseph A. Alcorn

JOSEPH A. ALCORN was born in Camden, New Jersey in February of 1919 to Mary and William Alcorn. He was the youngest of eight children, coming after James G., William Joseph, Rose, Marie Frances, Thomas J., Genevieve, and Rita. The family came to Camden some time after 1914. By 1918 they had settled at 906 North 9th Street in North Camden, near the Highland woolen mills at North 10th and State Streets. William Alcorn was a foreman at the mill, and his two oldest sons also worked their when they became of age.

William E. Albert
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William E. Albert

here, and came to Camden around 1865. When the Census was taken in 1870, Ernest Albert was keeping a hotel, a term then also to refer to a bar or saloon, at 619 North Front Street in North Camden. By 1880 the family also included older siblings Charles, Pauline, and Yetta, and younger siblings Harry, Louis, and Louis. Ernest Albert was still in business according to  the 1888-1889 Camden City Directory, oldest son Charles Albert by then working as a bartender.  William E. Albert appears in the City Directory for that year, living on North Front Street, and working for William McDonnell, who was operating a butcher shop at 628 North Front Street.

Vincent Tydeman Profile Photo
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Vincent Ariel Tydeman

VINCENT ARIEL TYDEMAN was born in New Jersey on August 24, 1883 to Edmund and Sarah Tydeman, who had come to America from England in 1878 with their nine children.

Pennsylvania Railroad crossing on East State street where a bus driver was seriously injured last night is shown below with the wrecked vehicle. The driver, Samuel Phillips, of Blackwood, declares a crossing watchman waved him across while a second guard closed the gates in front of him when he was halfway across. The passenger train striking the bus was uninjured.
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Train Hits School Bus

One man was seriously injured last night when a passenger train and a school bus crashed at the East State Street crossing of the Pennsylvania Railroad.

East Camden used to have three parks "in the old days" -- and to hear a veteran like Police Sergeant William C. Horner tell it -- they certainly kept the police force "on its toes."
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Old Stockton’s Three Parks Kept Police Force on Jump

East Camden used to have three parks “in the old days” — and to hear a veteran like Police Sergeant William C. Horner tell it — they certainly kept the police force “on its toes.”