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Camden’s Great Depression and Today

by Ben P.                The city of Camden in southern New Jersey used to be a place of prosperity. Shining with opportunity for the surrounding area, people were drawn towards it. Camden was a … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Camden: Not Just From the Ground-Up

By: Alexis Camden suffered industrial degeneration in the 20th century as the manufacturers and residents fled the city. At Camden’s peak, 365 industries employed 51,000 people, the majority at RCA, New York Ship Company, and Campbell Soup (Gillette). By the … Continue reading

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