Links to Camden History
The Camden Community Site, 50 Years
of Community Building in Camden, seeks
to tell the story of Camden, NJ, as written by people
who lived it.
All residents of Camden, NJ, past and
present are invited to contribute to this site.
County Historical Commission
The Camden County Cultural
and Heritage Commission participates in the grant
programs of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts
and offers technical assistance workshops and networking
opportunities for county arts and cultural organizations.
County Historical Society
Located on Camden's eastern border with Collingswood,
the three-building Camden County Historical Society (CCHS)
complex is one of the area's largest public history facilities.
CCHS is dedicated to perserving, celebrating and educating
the public about the county's richly diverse history.
of Camden (B.J. Swartz)
Extensive website with links to everything you may want
to know about Camden: its history, commerce, government,
art, community, social services, health care, education,
and much, much more.
R. Johnson and the Victor Talking Machine Company
History of RCA in Camden. (The David Sarnoff Library,
Landscape Architects & Planners
Johnson Park, Camden, NJ: Phase
1 - Preservation Plan
of Camden (Camden City Postcard
Collection of old postcards - with enlargements.
Cities - Images as a Tool of Discovery
(Camilo Jose Vergara)
acknowledges the importance of images to how we
understand and give
meaning to cities. His main
concern is the
disinvestment and physical decay that triggered
the need for
reinvestment. More specifically, he asks his readers
consider how the past and present figure into our
understandings of a city in decline and the importance
of looking within, rather than without, for the seeds
of Renewal and Decline by
Robert A. Beauregard
Park Historic Preservation Bond Program
A NJ Historic Trust grant helped fund the restoration
of walkways, statues and the rehabilitation of decorative
Jersey Historic Trust
The New Jersey Historic Trust is the only nonprofit historic
preservation organization in New Jersey created by State
law. The Trust provides financial support, protection
and technical assistance.
and the Development of Communication Technology
(REAL PLAYER - 1:20
Streaming video about the development of RCA's revolutionary
technology, featured on the Camden County
Historical Society's website.
Barnum's talk about RCA History at the Cherry Hill Library
Rutgers University - Camden
Rutgers University at Camden is a small campus within
a large university system. Rutgers-Camden
provides its students all the benefits of a small liberal
art college and the
advantages of a large research university with an international
reputation for teaching, research, and service. Our
small size enables the faculty to give our students
special attention in a comfortable intellectual setting,
where they receive excellent preparation for graduate
education, professional school, and the workplace.
Whitman Arts Center
The Walt Whitman Arts Center is a non-profit,
multi-cultural literary, performing and visual arts
center in Camden, New Jersey, dedicated to continuing
its namesake's legacy of artistic excellence and committed
to ensuring that its programming is accessible to residents
of Camden and its surrounding communities.