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Raymond T. Amos
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Raymond T. Amos

RAYMOND T. AMOS was born in Frankford, Delaware on December 28, 1905 to Albert and Catherine Amos. His father was a minister. The family had moved to Camden by the summer of 1910 and taken up residence at 1004 Central Avenue. 

Eugene Alston
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Eugene F. Alston

EUGENE F. ALSTON was born October  16, 1919 in Camden to Richard Alston and his wife, the former Dolly Robinson. His father had been born in 1891 in Henderson, North Carolina. Richard Alston was working as a laborer at the Victor Talking Machine Company in June of 1917, and had married. Mr. and Mrs. Alston then lived in Camden at 1017 Francis Street, a small street that ran south from Walnut to Chestnut Street, between Front and South 2nd Streets.  

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Walnut Street

13 Given Oath at City Hall as New Firemen
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13 Given Oath at City Hall as New Firemen

Thirteen new firemen were sworn in today by Safety Director E. George Aaron in ceremonies at City Hall.

"TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME" was the theme song of 1500 girls and boys who were guests of Deputy Public Affairs Director Edward C. Garrity at the Phillies-Giants game today. Alongside Garrity, who is handing a bag of peanuts to Joseph Foster, 639 Walnut Street, are William W. Logan, municipal welfare director; Frank H. Ryan, Courier-Post editor; Public Works Director Abbott, Mayor Brunner and Stanley Babiarz, a member of the committee assisting Garrity.
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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME” was the theme song of 1500 girls and boys who were guests of Deputy Public Affairs Director Edward C. Garrity at the Phillies-Giants game today. Alongside Garrity, who is handing a bag of peanuts to Joseph Foster, 639 Walnut Street, are William W. Logan, municipal welfare director; Frank H. Ryan, Courier-Post editor; Public Works Director Abbott, Mayor Brunner and Stanley Babiarz, a member of the committee assisting Garrity.

Nine Safety Aides Sworn by Aaron (2 of 2)
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Nine Safety Aides Sworn by Aaron

Camden Courier-Post – August 12, 1950 Five recently-appointed policemen and four firemen were sworn in today by…

5 Cops 4 Firemen All War 2 Vets Named by Aaron 1 of 2
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5 Cops, 4 Firemen, All War 2 Vets Named by Aaron

Director of Public Safety Aaron this afternoon announced the appointment of five new patrolmen and four new firemen.

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MOORE RALLIES TONIGHT IN 3 WARDS, ASHLAND

Camden Courier-Post – October 31, 1931
Rallies in the interest of A. Harry Moore, gubernatorial candidate, and local candidates on the Democratic ticket will be conducted tonight in Ashland and in three wards of the city.

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Democrats to Hold Meetings Tonight

Camden Courier-Post – October 29, 1931
The campaign foe A. Harry Moore, gubernatorial candidate, and local Democratic candidates, will be carried into six wards of the city and in seven communities or the county tonight.

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ROBBERY GANG OF 4 GIVEN LONG TERMS

Four members of the notorious North Cramer Hill gang, two of them participants in the robbery in which one bandit was killed after wounding a city detective, were sentenced to state prison terms by Judge Samuel M. Shay yesterday.

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

In a race riot between white and colored men in South Camden last evening two colored men were shot. One of the two is seriously injured. When the, police appeared upon the scene the white men turned their pistols against the officers, and thelr fire was returned. Arrests were made, however, without loss of life.
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Two Men Shot in a Race Riot in Camden

Philadelphia Inquirer – July 6, 1897 Both Victims Are Colored and One Is Probably Fatally Wounded. POLICE…