Camden Auto Radiator
 505-509 Arch Street

CAMDEN AUTO RADIATOR was located at 505-509 Arch Street. Owned by Herman Z. Cutler, it was one of several auto repair establishments that operated on and just off of Arch Street in the 1920s and 1930s. Other shops included George's Auto Service and the Cooperson Brothers auto body shop.

The 1920 Census shows Herman and Yetta Cutler in Camden's Parkside neighborhood, living at 1240 Princess Avenue with there children Dorothy, Harry, and Abraham. Herman Cutler, then 31, had come to America in 1906. Also living with the Cutler family was a cousin, Abe Ostroff, who worked as an auto mechanic.

Herman Z. Cutler was involved in the fundraising drive that culminated in the building of the Walt Whitman Hotel at Broadway and Cooper streets in 1925. 

Buildings on the north side of Arch Street was razed around 1930 during the construction of City Hall to make way for Roosevelt Plaza Park. The Parkade Building was erected on the site in the 1950s.

Herman Z. Cutler would go on to found the Cutler Metal Products Company, which operated at 1021-10255 Line Street into the 1980s.

Herman Z. Cutler

Camden Daily Courier

August 31, 1921

Camden Daily Courier

August 31, 1921

Camden City Directory Advertisement - 1922

Advertising Blotter

Silent film star Mary Miles Minter was featured n this advertising blotter. As Miss Minter left the film industry in the wake of the scandal following the 1922 murder of William Desmond Taylor, this card most likely was produced between between 1919 and 1922. 

Camden Courier-Post February, 1928

Tells Police of Man With Box; Liquor From Drugstore Found

George M. Beringer - Herman Z. Cutler - Norman Middleton
James Robertson -
Fifth Street - Arch Street - Penn Street
Edward Carroll - Harry Cattell - Everett Joslin - Nathan Petit
Archie Riess