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CamdenBase contains selected citations of journal, book and newspaper articles about the city of Camden, New Jersey. The documents cover economic, political, and social events in the city from 1945 to June 2003. This website provides bibliographic access to the database of over 6,000 articles.

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Article Title:
Camden, A City in Change
Author:
Smith, James/Jo Murray
Publication Date:
December 1, 1968
Subject:
History, Camden, Urban Renewal
Abstract:
Conditions, urban renewal, history, the soldiers come home after World War II, Alfred Pierce becomes mayor, industry moves out, shopping, housing, schools, civil rights movement, etc.
Article Title:
City housing unit oks 436 new homes
Publication Date:
December 6, 1968
Subject:
Centerville, Urban Renewal
Abstract:
Town houses to be built in Centerville-Liberty Park urban renewal area
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1 & 4
Article Title:
Camden is denied 'cities' cash
Author:
Galey, Frank
Publication Date:
December 30, 1968
Subject:
Urban Renewal
Abstract:
Camden turned down for participation in the Federal demonstration (Model) Cities Act by the Philadelphia HUD Office
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1 & 8
Article Title:
A report to the New Jersey Legislature concerning the recent events and disturbances at the Newark and Camden campuses of Rutgers, the State University
Author:
Dungan, Ralph A.
Publication Date:
May 22, 1905
Subject:
Black Student Unity Movement (BSUM), Rutgers University-Camden, Student Demonstrations
Abstract:
1 v. (various pagings)
Article Title:
A report to the New Jersey Legislature concerning the recent events and disturbances at the Newark and Camden campuses of Rutgers, the State University : section on findings and recommendations
Author:
Dungan, Ralph A.
Publication Date:
May 22, 1905
Subject:
Black Student Unity Movement (BSUM), Rutgers University-Camden, Student Demonstrations
Abstract:
15 p
Article Title:
A plan for Cooper's Point, Pyne Poynt, Camden, New Jersey
Author:
Vreeland, Thomas R.
Publication Date:
1969?
Subject:
Cooper's Point, Pyne Point, Urban Renewal
Abstract:
[20] p
Article Title:
Camden group rehabilitates dilapidated row houses into 'new again' units for sale to low income families
Publication Date:
May 22, 1905
Subject:
Camden Housing Improvement Project (CHIP), Housing Rehabilitation
Abstract:
Description of the CHIP Program
Article Title:
Rebirth through renewal : report to the people of Camden, New Jersey
Author:
Camden (N.J.) Housing Authority Urban Renewal Division
Publication Date:
May 22, 1905
Subject:
Urban Renewal
Abstract:
24 p
Article Title:
A history of South Jersey football
Author:
Frambes, Douglas
Publication Date:
May 22, 1905
Subject:
Sports
Abstract:
xiii, 212 p
Article Title:
Preliminary highway inventory and sufficiency study, [transportation plan for Camden County] 1969
Author:
E. Eugene Oross Associates
Publication Date:
May 22, 1905
Subject:
Camden County, Highways
Abstract:
1 v. (various pagings)
Article Title:
Newtowne twenty three : Northshore development area, Camden, New Jersey
Publication Date:
May 22, 1905
Subject:
Northshore Area, Urban Renewal
Abstract:
Six year master plan for the development of the Northshore Area
Article Title:
Rutgers in Camden pushes expansion plan
Publication Date:
January 21, 1969
Subject:
Rutgers University-Camden
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
66
Article Title:
Centerville: go ahead given city project
Author:
Galey, Frank
Publication Date:
February 7, 1969
Subject:
Centerville, Housing Rehabilitation, Urban Renewal
Abstract:
CHA authorizes execution of a deed for the first parcel in the 66 acre South Camden development. The entire project includes construction of 436 row houses and rehabilitation of others
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
Legal Group Hears Complaints: Residents Find Flaws In 7 CHIP Houses
Author:
Caparella, Kitty
Publication Date:
July 9, 1971
Subject:
Camden Housing Improvement Project (CHIP), Rutgers University-Camden
Abstract:
Summer Interns at Rutgers Law School hear complaints of residents
Source:
Courier-Post
Article Title:
Will not tolerate non-compliance - Black students demand immediate University action
Publication Date:
February 12, 1969
Subject:
Rutgers University-Camden, Student Demonstrations, Black Student Unity Movement (BSUM)
Abstract:
Lists 24 demands of the RCSJ division of the Black Student Unity Movement, distributed to the faculty, administration, and the student body, Monday, February 10, 1969
Source:
Gleaner
Page/Section Location:
1 & 4
Article Title:
City expected to name Burley as new clerk
Author:
Riordan, Kevin
Publication Date:
December 21, 1992
Subject:
Burley, Dorothy, Camden City Clerk, City Council, Camden - Government and Politics
Abstract:
John T.Odorisio to retire after 38 years as Camden City Clerk. Dorothy Burley is expected to be appointed. Position involves conducting council meetings and elections, and issuing licenses
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1B (U)
Article Title:
City lists 45,000 blighted buildings: New Orleans is clearing slums by persuading landlords to act
Author:
Wells, Joseph S.
Publication Date:
March 30, 1954
Abstract:
Four part series, 30 March 1954 - 2 April 1954, describing how blight slums and deteriorated neighborhoods are being fought in cities throughout U.S. and what can be done to rehabilitate rundown sections of Camden
Source:
Courier-Post
Article Title:
Camden: Forward into the past? Residents see bright future for Camden
Author:
Gonzalez, Kevin
Publication Date:
January 1, 1990
Subject:
Urban Renewal, Hispanic Americans
Abstract:
Interviews with Dan Williams, president of the Cooper Plaza Neighborhood Association, Laura Hernandez-Paine, Executive Director for the Hispanic Family Center, Wanda Garcia, of the Office of Hispanic Affairs, and others
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
D1
Article Title:
Bulletin Almanac
Publication Date:
1924-1976
Subject:
Camden, Statistics, Camden, Directories
Abstract:
Annual Almanac; includes directory and statistical information on Camden government
Article Title:
Jersey Joe' Walcott
Publication Date:
-1940
Subject:
Biography, Walcott, 'Jersey Joe' (1914-1994)
Abstract:
Biographical article on 'Jersey Joe' Walcott.
Source:
Current biography yearbook
Article Title:
Charge 66 Camden County firms violate anti-discrimination law
Author:
Miller, Floyd W.
Publication Date:
September 17, 1946
Subject:
Discrimination, Employment
Abstract:
The Anti-Discrimination Law of 1945 was designed to prevent discrimination in employment
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
9
Article Title:
Brunner in Camden race
Publication Date:
November 6, 1946
Subject:
Brunner, George E.
Abstract:
Mayor George Brunner easily won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate but lost the election
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1
Article Title:
Driscoll, Smith triumph by 240,000; Republicans win all county offices: Brunner is beaten in U.S. Senate bid by GOP candidate
Publication Date:
November 6, 1946
Subject:
Brunner, George E., Elections, Congressional
Abstract:
Mayor George Brunner easily won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate but lost the election
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
5000 shipyard workers riot at Courier-Post building today: walk off jobs to block paper delivery, attack cop
Publication Date:
November 22, 1946
Subject:
Evening Courier, Strikes
Abstract:
Bitter strike against the Courier by the American Newspaper Guild was supported by other CIO unionists in city; at one point demonstrators numbered 10,000
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
5000 pickets battle police in Camden: Shipyard workers prevent delivery of Friday Courier
Publication Date:
November 23, 1946
Subject:
Evening Courier, Strikes
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
The Philadelphia story
Publication Date:
February 10, 1947
Subject:
Courier-Post, Strikes
Abstract:
The American Newspaper Guild called a strike November 7, 1946. J. David Stern, owner of the (Camden) Evening Courier, the (Camden) Morning Post and the Philadelphia Record, sold all 3 newspapers to the owner of the Philadelphia Bulletin, January 31, 1947
Source:
Newsweek
Page/Section Location:
61-62
Article Title:
Brunner-Rhone City Commission reelected
Publication Date:
May 1, 1947
Subject:
Elections, City Commission
Abstract:
George Brunner had been Mayor of Camden since 1939
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
Stretch in Camden
Publication Date:
May 12, 1947
Subject:
Courier-Post, Stretch, Harold
Abstract:
Purchaser of the Camden papers was Harold A. Stretch, Advertising Manager of the Philadelphia Inquirer
Source:
Newsweek
Page/Section Location:
73
Article Title:
City to get $115,000 housing aid
Author:
Mazo, Earl
Publication Date:
May 14, 1947
Subject:
Housing
Abstract:
Review of housing programs for vets and families
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1
Article Title:
Brunner opposes new bridge plan: asks no more spans with approaches in city limits
Publication Date:
June 2, 1947
Subject:
Walt Whitman Bridge
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
DuBois calls red charge malicious: Camden lawyer, now Farben prosecutor flays accuser
Publication Date:
June 12, 1947
Subject:
Biography, Communism, DuBois, Josiah E.
Abstract:
Josiah E. DuBois, Camden Attorney and Chief Proscuter in the American war crimes trial of 24 Farben officials was accused of being a communist by Rep. George Dondero, Rep. Michigan
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
18
Article Title:
Brunner challenges Van Riper to find fault in City regime
Publication Date:
June 19, 1947
Subject:
Corruption, Political, Van Riper investigation (1947-1949)
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
Wallace charges Truman course leads to war
Publication Date:
September 22, 1947
Subject:
Elections, Presidential
Abstract:
Henry Wallace campaigned for the presidency in rally at Camden Convention Hall. Local dignitaries stayed away but with him was Paul Robeson, famed Afro-American baritone
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
15
Article Title:
Housing expeditor seeks clearance of Camden slums
Publication Date:
October 10, 1947
Subject:
Housing Rehabilitation, Urban Renewal
Abstract:
Review of housing units and conditions in City
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
8
Article Title:
C of C raises issue of Camden City Manager: County also has its weaknesses, Wickes says
Publication Date:
November 7, 1947
Subject:
Housing Rehabilitation, Urban Renewal
Abstract:
Speech by Howard C. Wickes, President, Wickes Engineering and Construction Co., on lack of civic pride and progress in Camden City and County
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 15
Article Title:
Mayor asks Chamber appoint group to sit in on City affairs: parley is held on criticism by Wickes
Publication Date:
November 13, 1947
Subject:
Housing Rehabilitation, Urban Renewal
Abstract:
Response to speech
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
Gambling ring records shown to Grand Jury: police names linked with cash items
Author:
Humes, Charles L.
Publication Date:
November 18, 1947
Subject:
Corruption, Political, Van Riper Investigation (1947-1949)
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
RCA Union airs charges of red leadership
Publication Date:
November 25, 1947
Subject:
Communism, Radio Corporation of America (RCA)
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
2
Article Title:
Ex-Communist tells charges of red leadership
Publication Date:
November 28, 1947
Subject:
Communism, Radio Corporation of America (RCA), Trade Unions
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
City will welcome Walcott Monday: 'Jersey Joe' claims title, floored champ twice: led in points; writers and fans agree
Author:
Ryan, Tom
Publication Date:
December 6, 1947
Subject:
Walcott, 'Jersey Joe' (1914-1994)
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 14
Article Title:
Jersey Joe' hailed by 100,000 as world champ: crowds cheer Walcott as hero in parade at City Hall ceremony
Author:
Schuck, Charles T.
Publication Date:
December 9, 1947
Subject:
Walcott, 'Jersey Joe' (1914-1994)
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
RCA Union orders oath as non reds
Publication Date:
December 10, 1947
Subject:
Communism, Radio Corporation of America (RCA), Trade Unions
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 13
Article Title:
Van Riper agents probe City's tax assessments: bookies, thefts at N.Y. Ship also studied
Author:
Humes, Charles L.
Publication Date:
January 6, 1948
Subject:
Corruption, Political, Van Riper Investigation (1947-1949)
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1
Article Title:
School Board acts to eliminate race segregation
Publication Date:
January 27, 1948
Subject:
Education, Integration and Segregation
Abstract:
The 1947 Constitution forbade segregation in public schools
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
26
Article Title:
Rhone-Frost indicted: charged with misconduct in police office
Author:
Humes, Charles L.
Publication Date:
January 28, 1948
Subject:
Corruption, Political, Van Riper Investigation (1947-1949)
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1
Article Title:
Bridge board given green light on $240,000,000 Port Project: high speed extension heads 7-pt. program
Author:
Wells, Joseph S.
Publication Date:
March 31, 1948
Subject:
Delaware River Joint Commission (DRJC), High speed line
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
Camden killings: Bloody record
Author:
Riordan, Kevin
Publication Date:
December 10, 1990
Subject:
Homicide
Abstract:
Record number of murders
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1A & 4A
Article Title:
Segregation ban in City's schools okayed by Board
Publication Date:
July 27, 1948
Subject:
Education, Integration and Segregation
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 4
Article Title:
Many request transfers as schools in Camden reopen for 1948-49 term
Publication Date:
September 8, 1948
Subject:
Education, Integration and Segregation, Public Schools
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1
Article Title:
Truman cheered by 15,000 in Camden campaign visit
Author:
Mazal, Earl
Publication Date:
October 6, 1948
Subject:
Elections, Presidential
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
Discroll signs measure creating Port Authority
Publication Date:
October 20, 1948
Subject:
Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA)
Abstract:
Change from Delaware River Joint Commission to Delaware River Port Authority proposed
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 10
Article Title:
50 years
Publication Date:
May 2, 1905
Subject:
New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Shipbuilding
Abstract:
History of the company since 1899. Descriptions and photographs of the famous ships built there plus descriptions and photos of the works
Article Title:
Camden looks to Trenton for Port Board relief
Publication Date:
January 10, 1949
Subject:
South Jersey Port Commission (SJPC)
Abstract:
The city had been withholding annual dues to the South Jersey Port Commission and had sued to be let out of the contract. Legal ruling had gone against the city
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
8
Article Title:
Court quashes all charges against Rhone
Author:
Gaffney, William A.
Publication Date:
April 1, 1949
Subject:
Corruption, Political, Van Riper Investigation (1947-1949)
Abstract:
David S. Rhone was the Camden City Director of Public Safety
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 17
Article Title:
What was it all about? Van Riper probe cases end in anti-climax
Publication Date:
May 17, 1949
Subject:
Corruption, Political, Van Riper Investigation (1947-1949)
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
10
Article Title:
The final score is 9 to 0 in Van Riper probe cases
Publication Date:
May 18, 1949
Subject:
Corruption, Political, Van Riper Investigation (1947-1949)
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
10
Article Title:
Politics in 1947 city probe is refuted by Driscoll: hits Berry charge he ordered quiz to scare Rhone
Publication Date:
May 18, 1949
Subject:
Corruption, Political, Van Riper Investigation (1947-1949)
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 4
Article Title:
Speed line, Port Authority, faced with delay until 1951: Jersey balks at changes in Pa. bill
Author:
Mazo, Earl
Publication Date:
May 20, 1949
Subject:
High speed line, Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA)
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1
Article Title:
Camden probe indictments were justified -- Van Riper
Publication Date:
May 23, 1949
Subject:
Corruption, Political, Van Riper Investigation (1947-1949)
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 8
Article Title:
Fiftieth anniversary of New York Shipbuilding Corporation
Publication Date:
July 1, 1949
Subject:
New York Shipbuilding Corporation
Abstract:
History with photographs
Source:
Marine Engineering
Page/Section Location:
38-42
Article Title:
Brunner demands removal of Hague from Wene fight
Publication Date:
July 8, 1949
Subject:
Brunner, George E., Politics & Government
Abstract:
Wene was running for governor; Brunner was opposing the influence of Frank Hague, long time boss of Jersey City
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 6
Article Title:
Bodyguard far too expensive to keep for Camden's mayor [editorial]
Publication Date:
July 2, 1999
Subject:
Milan, Milton
Abstract:
If Camden Mayor Milton Milan believes he is in danger, he can do what other city residents do: Call a cop. Other folks don't have full-time bodyguards, so he shouldn't have one either. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
10A
Article Title:
Congressmen tell Navy to bring USS New Jersey to Camden
Author:
Smith, Jette Englund
Publication Date:
June 26, 1999
Subject:
Battleship USS New Jersey
Abstract:
The tug-of-war over the battleship USS New Jersey got an extra yank toward South Jersey with 18 congressmen from the Delaware Valley pulling to bring the ship back to the Delaware River, where it was launched 56 years ago. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1A
Article Title:
Camden water bills not sent for 9 months
Author:
Hennessy, Kathy
Publication Date:
June 26, 1999
Subject:
Water Supply
Abstract:
For nine months, starting last July, the city of Camden did not send out water bills to residents. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1A & 6A
Article Title:
Ship a step closer to home
Author:
Method, Jason
Publication Date:
July 8, 1999
Subject:
Battleship USS New Jersey
Abstract:
Korean War veteran Robert Walters and about 40 other sailors who served aboard the USS New Jersey watched Wednesday as Gov. Christie Whitman signed documents authorizing the state to take possession of the battleship. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1A & 10A
Article Title:
Housing exec forced out of Camden post: HUD officials say David Brown squandered funds in his 8 months heading the authority
Author:
Haban, Kim
Publication Date:
July 17, 1999
Subject:
Housing Authority of the City of Camden (HACC)
Abstract:
The director of the Camden Housing Authority resigned Friday amid accusations he squandered thousands of dollars on frivolous expenses including a trip to Puerto Rico he claimed was part of an anti-drug program. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1A & 5A
Article Title:
Brunner hits Driscoll on wage tax: blames arrest of Fairview Man on GOP neglect
Publication Date:
August 22, 1949
Subject:
Philadelphia Wage Tax
Abstract:
Brunner fought the Philadelphia Wage Tax from its inception
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
Imprisonment of 'debtor' reopens wage tax fight
Publication Date:
August 23, 1949
Subject:
Philadelphia Wage Tax
Source:
Evening Courier
Page/Section Location:
10 & 12
Article Title:
Vet kills 12, wounds 4 others: captured in East Camden home
Author:
Crandall, Richard
Publication Date:
September 6, 1949
Subject:
Unruh, Howard
Abstract:
Howard Unruh, first U.S. mass murder
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
Unruh calm, sober after his capture
Publication Date:
September 6, 1949
Subject:
Unruh, Howard
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1 & 4
Article Title:
Twelve minutes of murder
Publication Date:
September 19, 1949
Subject:
Unruh, Howard
Source:
Life
Page/Section Location:
61-2, 64
Article Title:
Rutgers trustees vote to take over S. Jersey College
Publication Date:
October 15, 1949
Subject:
Rutgers University-Camden
Abstract:
Increased educational service in South Jersey will become possible under an agreement approved Friday by Rutgers University's board of trustees to incorporate the College of South Jersey within the university.
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
3
Article Title:
These 10 stories caused comment in Camden in '49
Publication Date:
January 2, 1950
Subject:
Camden Chronology
Abstract:
These were the 10 local news stories, with their ramifications, which caused the most comment in Camden during 1949.
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1
Article Title:
Plaza Hotel to be further modernized as proof of owner's faith in Camden
Publication Date:
March 2, 1950
Subject:
Hotels
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
10
Article Title:
Two bills that recognize rights of municipalities
Publication Date:
March 20, 1950
Subject:
Bridges, Taxation - Exemption
Abstract:
Two related and meritorious pieces of legislation listed as S-316 and S-317, were introduced at Trenton last week by Senator Wallace.
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
12
Article Title:
Senate passes bill for S.J. College, Rutgers merger
Publication Date:
March 31, 1950
Subject:
Rutgers University-Camden
Abstract:
The College of South Jersey will become part of Rutgers university under the terms of the Wallace-Hannold bill which passed the Senate Thursday and now goes to the Assembly.
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
3
Article Title:
3rd span tunnel plan offered by County to start at 7th, Cooper: seen cutting loss of City ratables
Author:
Wells, Joseph S.
Publication Date:
May 9, 1950
Subject:
Taxation - Exemption, Tunnels
Abstract:
A third alternate plan for constructing a vehicular tunnel beneath the Camden Bridge plaza was proposed Monday by the Camden county engineering department.
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1 & 3
Article Title:
Lourdes Hospital dedicated in impressive ceremony
Author:
Courter, John D.
Publication Date:
May 29, 1950
Subject:
Hospitals
Abstract:
More than 4000 persons attended the rites on the hospital grounds at Haddon avenue and Vesper boulevard. The Most Rev. Thomas J. Walsh, STD, JCD, Archbishop of the Newark Diocese, blessed and dedicated the new $4,000,000 structure.
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1 & 3
Article Title:
Stern chain opens new Camden store
Publication Date:
June 1, 1950
Subject:
Department Stores
Abstract:
The newest addition to Camden's shopping district officially opened its doors at 9:30 AM today, becoming the Lucky Thirteenth" in the Stern New Jersey-Delaware-Pennsylvania chain."
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
29
Article Title:
Aaron tunnel plan would start tube at Haddon and Mickle: city ruler says ratables would be untouched
Author:
Gaffney, William A.
Publication Date:
June 1, 1950
Subject:
Taxation - Exemption, Tunnels
Abstract:
A fourth plan to relieve traffic congestion on the Camden bridge plaza and its backlog on Camden streets today was offered as a suggestion by Director of Public Safety Aaron.
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1 & 24
Article Title:
Save Way to open 'world's largest' gas station
Publication Date:
June 1, 1950
Subject:
Businesses, Camden
Abstract:
Save Way was erected on Admiral Wilson Blvd
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
6
Article Title:
Brunner is urged to give quick okay on slum clearance
Publication Date:
June 3, 1950
Subject:
Urban Renewal
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
W.L. Hall named Dean of College of South Jersey
Publication Date:
June 7, 1950
Subject:
Rutgers University-Camden, Hall, W. Layton
Abstract:
W. Layton Hall, of Summit, associate professor of marketing in the Rutgers University School of Business Administration, has been appointed dean of the College of South Jersey here, it was announced today by Dr. Robert C. Clothier, president of Rutgers.
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
8
Article Title:
David Baird Co. closes business after 72 years: lumber firm was important factor in U.S. industry
Author:
Magnuson, Oscar W.
Publication Date:
June 7, 1950
Subject:
Businesses, Camden
Abstract:
The David Baird Co. lumber dealers, a business which was started in Camden 72 years ago, has been discontinued.
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1 & 2
Article Title:
Camden's 10-year growth disappointingly small
Publication Date:
June 10, 1950
Subject:
Population, Statistics
Abstract:
Disappointing is the preliminary official announcement on the results of the 1950 census in Camden.
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
6
Article Title:
Gloucester span needed by '54, engineers say
Author:
Gaffney, William A.
Publication Date:
June 28, 1950
Subject:
Walt Whitman Bridge, City Planning
Abstract:
The engineers who spent six months preparing the voluminous Knappen report for the Delaware River Joint Commission recommended that a new bridge or tunnel would be needed between South Philadelphia and Gloucester before 1954.
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
1 & 3
Article Title:
Real progress to report on area traffic plans
Publication Date:
July 1, 1950
Subject:
Bridge Plaza, Walt Whitman Bridge
Abstract:
Greater strides toward relief of traffic congestion in Camden and South Jersey have been taken this week than in many previous months or years.
Source:
Courier-Post
Page/Section Location:
6
Article Title:
Proposed 2nd bridge would be link for major highways
Author:
Gaffney, William A.
Publication Date:
July 3, 1950
Subject:
Walt Whitman Bridge
Abstract:
The proposed bridge across the Delaware river between Gloucester and South Philadelphia is envisionedn the Knappen engineering report to provide "an easy access" into South Jersey from practically every major Pennsylvania highway, including a planned extension of the Pennsylvania turnpike.
Source:
Courier-Post
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Article Title:
Staten Island to Camden, controversy followed Milan
Publication Date:
August 27, 1999
Subject:
Milan, Milton
Abstract:
On the day of his inauguration just over two years ago, Mayor Milton Milan sketched his vision of a vibrant Camden at a breakfast for 250 community leaders. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
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Courier-Post
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Article Title:
Officials bicker, work to keep city operating
Author:
Nedd, Harold T.
Publication Date:
August 28, 1999
Subject:
Milan, Milton
Abstract:
A day after federal agents raided Mayor Milton Milan's home and City Hall office, political divisions widened as the city looked for leadership amid another scandal. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
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Courier-Post
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Article Title:
Reputed mobsters named in probe: authorities search for evidence linking Milton Milan to criminal elements
Author:
Riley, Clint/Frank Kummer and Renee Winkler
Publication Date:
August 28, 1999
Subject:
Milan, Milton
Abstract:
A reputed mob boss, a mob associate and a man who admitted playing a role in a drug murder are among the people named by federal authorities in two warrants probing possible links to Camden Mayor Milton Milan. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
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Courier-Post
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Article Title:
Warrants give picture of probe's scope
Author:
Kummer, Frank
Publication Date:
August 28, 1999
Subject:
Milan, Milton
Abstract:
It's clear from the two warrants obtained by investigators that federal authorities are mounting a broad investigation of city corruption which includes Mayor Milton Milan as a key figure. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
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Courier-Post
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4A
Article Title:
S.J. residents back dredging to save jobs
Author:
Guenther, Alan
Publication Date:
August 29, 1999
Subject:
Delaware River
Abstract:
Save 30,000 jobs by dredging the Delaware River. Force oil companies to pay a share of the $311 million project. But don't dump the dredged river muck only in South Jersey. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
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Courier-Post
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Article Title:
Future unsure for man picked to save city: residents' faith in Milan waning
Author:
Nedd, Harold T.
Publication Date:
August 29, 1999
Subject:
Milan, Milton
Abstract:
Just two years ago, he was the choice among voters to turn around this city that was once a symbol of industrial might. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
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Courier-Post
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1A
Article Title:
Milan investigation drags down hope for Camden
Author:
Nedd, Harold T./Kim Haban
Publication Date:
August 29, 1999
Subject:
Milan, Milton
Abstract:
In a city where the upwardly mobile have left in search of a better life, Mayor Milton Milan was a symbol of hope. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
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Courier-Post
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Article Title:
Seizure of mayor's records a new black eye for Camden [editorial]
Publication Date:
August 29, 1999
Subject:
Milan, Milton
Abstract:
Federal agents rolled up in front of Camden Mayor Milton Milan's home and office last week. They took files, documents and a small amount of marijuana. They suspect corruption. All in all, it was another kick in the teeth to a city that cannot catch a break. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
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Courier-Post
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10B
Article Title:
Inspector asks state to take over probe of work on Mayor's home
Author:
Riley, Clint
Publication Date:
August 10, 1999
Subject:
Milan, Milton
Abstract:
State regulators have spoken with a city building inspector about taking over an investigation into whether Mayor Milton Milan violated state construction laws, a state Department of Community Affairs spokesman said Monday. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
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Courier-Post
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14A
Article Title:
DRPA delays toll increase on bridges
Publication Date:
August 19, 1999
Subject:
Benjamin Franklin Bridge
Abstract:
Motorists who use the four Delaware River bridges will have a little longer to get used to paying more to cross the spans linking southern New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
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Courier-Post
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3B
Article Title:
State to aid Camden County in paying incinerator debt
Author:
Hennessy, Kathy
Publication Date:
August 19, 1999
Subject:
Camden County Trash-To-Steam Incinerator, Trash disposal
Abstract:
State officials say they will help the agency that runs Camden County's trash incinerator pay off $150 million in debt it owes but can't afford to pay to private bondholders. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
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Courier-Post
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4B
Article Title:
Activists warn drivers about hike in tolls: bridge tolls could rise to $3 while PATCO fares could rise more than 45 percent
Author:
Smith, Eileen/Eileen Stilwell
Publication Date:
June 21, 1999
Subject:
Benjamin Franklin Bridge
Abstract:
Hearings on a proposal to raise bridge tolls to $3 won't start until tonight but a handful of activists voiced their objections Sunday. Abstract courtesy of the Courier-Post
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Courier-Post
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