|Philadelphia Inquirer - January 28, 1908|
Leonard Hurley - Charles
H. Ellis - Charles V.D.
Joline - Edmund E. Read
Harry C. Kramer - Howard Carrow - Philander Knox - James H. Davidson
Johm T. Dorrance - E.G.C. Bleakly - David A. Henderson - Samuel W. Sparks
Henry C. Loudenslager - Francis Howell - Walter Wood - Elmer E. Long
George W. Jessup - Joseph Gaskill - Volney G. Bennett - Wilbur F. Rose
Alexander C. Wood - George A. Frey - Charles A. Reynolds - E.B. Leaming
Heulings Lippincott - Charles K. Haddon - Fithian S. Simmons - J.B. Van Sciver
David Jester - Frank B. Sitley - Alpheus McCracken - Thomas S. Nekervis
DeCourcy May - Isaac Ferris - Lionel C. Simpson - John M. Kelly
G. George Browning - Watson Depuy - John C. Danenhower - John B. McFeeley
Elias Davis - Anthony Kobus - Captain John B. Adams
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Eastlack - J.C. Chew
Munger & Long
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At 3rd & Market Streets, The Baker Flick Company was one of Camden's leading department stores. Established by C.C. Chew, in 1870, the business was succeeded by the Baker-Flick Company in 1912. The Baker-Flick Company closed its doors in the 1930s. The building became the home of the Golden Rule Store in June of 1939.
|Camden Courier-Post * June 15, 1932|
A. Munger - Elmer
Ellsworth Long - Stecker & Sons - J.C. Penney Company
Lit Company - North 6th Street - F.W. Woolworth Company
John O. Wilson - Furman A. DeMaris - Herbert N. Munger - Clarence A. Munger
|Camden Courier-Post * June 23, 1933|
ARMITAGE RESIGNS AS SECRETARY OF Y
Arthur E. Armitage, Collingswood's commissioner of public works, yesterday resigned as general secretary of the Camden Young Men's Christian Association.
This was announced following a meeting of the "Y" board of directors.
The resignation is due to be come effective September 15. That date will mark the twentieth year Armitage has served the Y. M. C. A.
movement. Seventeen of these years have been with the local
Fulfillment of an early ambition and a desire to devote his time to other interests, was expressed by Armitage as the basis for his resignation.
At the board meeting, over which Wilfred W. Fry presided, a proposal
was considered to consolidate the local "Y" with the Camden County Y. M. C. A. Armitage was named with Charles Wagner and E. W.
Stedman as a committee of three to study the plan and confer with
The retiring secretary first entered the young men's work as boys' physical director at the Orange Young Men's Christian Association, on September 15, 1913. He remained there two years and then took up similar duties with the Carney's Point. Y. M. C. A. when the movement was sponsored there by the duPont interests. On September 15, 1916 he became educational secretary of the Camden "Y" and later was appointed general secretary.
In tendering his resignation he remarked:
"My interest in the "Y" movement is just as keen as ever, but I feel since I have given 20 of my best years to the work and have fulfilled an early ambition that now I would like to devote time to other interests."
Founded Law School
Armitage's other .interests include the South Jersey Law School, which he conceived in 1926 and advanced with the aid of Elmer G. Van Name, an attorney, and the College of South Jersey, which was developed in 1928, Both are housed in the same building
He is president of the Spartan Building and Loan Association, past president of the Camden Rotary Club and in addition to his borough duties at Collingswood also is active in Masonic circles.
In accepting his resignation the board elected Armitage to the directorate and chose LeRoy A. Goodwin, William Atkinson and S. B. Golf to draft resolutions commending the retiring secretary.
Camden Courier-Post - February 15, 1938
YMCA TO DEDICATE
Charles H. Wagner, president of the association, will conduct a meeting in the building at 5 p. m. at which dedicatory resolutions will be adopted. Following there will be "open house" for the public, a program of sports on the new floor and dancing.
The executive committee of the board of directors will present the dedicatory resolutions. Members are Wagner, Elmer E. Long, Alonzo W. Stedman, William H. Atkinson and A. Millard Taylor.
At a date to be announced later there is to be a dedication dinner at which there will be a speaker of national reputation.
The sports program, arranged by Kenneth E. Smullin, "Y" director of physical education, will include two basketball games, a handball match, to determine the champion of the "Y," a badminton exhibition match, a gymnastic exhibition by members of the boys' gym classes, and a table tennis exhibition.
The first basketball game to be played on the new floor will be between the Limited Senior team of the Y. M. C. A. and the Camden Catholic High School quintet. The other contest will be between the "Y" variety team and one made up of high school coaches in Camden and nearby communities.
Music for the dance following the sports program will be furnished by the Nelson-Rainey Orchestra.
|Camden Courier-Post - February 25, 1938|
|'Y' GROUP ORGANIZES SPECIAL GIFTS DRIVE
$27,500 Goal Set for Funds to Support Non-Revenue Activities
Industrial, commercial and professional leaders in Camden organized yesterday as a special gifts committee for the 1938 campaign of the Camden Y. M. C. A. for maintenance funds. The committee met at luncheon in the Central Branch building of the "Y," 614 Federal Street.
The campaign will extend from March 20 to 29, with a goal of $27,500 to cover non-revenue activities of the "Y" which are of benefit to the community.
As in previous campaigns it is the work of the special gifts committee to' raise half of the fund from firms and individuals rated in the higher brackets of contributors.
Mayor Arthur E. Armitage, of Collingswood, is committee chairman. Other members are Charles H. Wagner, vice president of Eavenson & Levering Company; A. W. Steadman, president of the Standard Tank & Seat Company; Walter L. Tushingham, vice-president and business manager of the Courier-Post; Warren Webster, Jr., vice president of Warren Webster & Co.; Elmer E. Long, president of the American National Bank; Howard B. Hemphill, Broadway merchant; William H. Atkinson, controller of the Hurley Store, and Wayland A. Fry, advertising executive.
Wagner, who led the campaign last year, is again general chairman.
Division managers and captains of the teams in the campaign are to be announced later.
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