POSTCARD IMAGES
of
CAMDEN, NEW JERSEY

CITY HALL
&
 COUNTY COURT HOUSE

I've always been interested in Postcards. Here are some Camden Postcards, some dating back to the 19th Century.
  Left- Probably my all-time favorite Postcard. The optimism in Camden's future jumps right out of the card!
  If you have any images to share, please contact me.
                                   Phil Cohen
       

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June 8, 2003- Thanks to Benedict Tisa for contributing
many images now on this page

Camden's FIRST City Hall
"Where Public Service Building Now Stands"

This Civil War era photograph was republished as a post card by the Munger & Long Department Store (southwest corner of Broadway & Federal Street) sometime between 1903 and 1926.

The Public Service Building, which still stands, has housed the Camden Free Public Library since the 1980s.

The postcards above and below are of Camden's SECOND City Hall, built by E. Allen Ward in 1875
Above: The center card was postmarked in 1907, the other two were mailed in 1914.
Below: Three more views of City Hall
The postcard above is of Camden's SECOND City Hall and the Soldier's Monument.
The card was mailed August 4, 1905.

Broadway looking North from Mickle Street
About 1930
Broadway 
looking south from the Bridge Plaza - 1940s
The "New" Camden Courthouse - 1906 The Camden Courthouse
The Camden Courthouse The Camden Courthouse
The Camden Courthouse "Federal and Arch Streets, from Broadway & Federal Street, Camden NJ"
Broadway looking North
from SW Corner of Broadway & Federal Street
1930s
CAMDEN CITY HALL & COUNTY COURT HOUSE
1940s

Camden City Hall - 1930s
as seen from 4th & Market Street
CAMDEN CITY HALL & COUNTY COURT HOUSE
1930s
Camden City Hall - 1930s
as seen from 4th & Federal Street
Camden City Hall - 1930s
as seen from 4th & Federal Street

MORE CAMDEN POSTCARDS
City Hall - 1960s City Hall on Haddon Avenue
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POSTCARD IMAGES OF CAMDEN 1960s & 1970s
DOWNTOWN CAMDEN
AROUND 1961
The Soldiers Monument,
with City Hall in the background, 1960s

 CAMDEN POSTCARD - 1906 Camden Views - 1906

Linden Terrace
City Hall
Fire Department Headquarters
Post Office
High School
Security Trust
Cooper Hospital
East Side Fire House
Kaighn Avenue Fire House
Water Plant
Central Trust

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CAMDEN POSTCARD FOLDER 1930s
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POSTCARD IMAGES OF CAMDEN- 1950s

1> The Cooper Branch Library, now known as the Walt Whitman Poetry Center
2> The Soldiers Monument, Camden Convention Hall is visible behind the trees!
3> Camden High School, as seen from Park Boulevard, east of Baird Boulevard.
4> Center City Camden NJ- Note the elevated railway, known as "The Chinese Wall" along the Mickle Street, at the bottom of the photo; and the Stanley Theater in the lower right corner, at the present sire of the Transportation center at Broadway and Mickle; the Woolworth Store on Broadway; Lit Brothers on Broadway, whose building is now used by the County government; and the Parkade building, to the left of City Hall.

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