The Cooper Street Historic District in Camden, New Jersey, is a setting for learning about how cities grow and change--and for discovering how individual decision-making affects the vitality and sustainability of urban neighborhoods.
Research into the social history of Cooper Street is creating new knowledge about Camden, New Jersey, residents during the city’s period of greatest growth. Rutgers-Camden students contributing to this project gain research and writing skills and insight into urban history, historic preservation, and historical interpretation. As we learn, we strive to call attention to Cooper Street as an asset for the campus and surrounding communities.
Both men and women enjoyed the sweet flavors and the soothing properties of tobacco through white ball clay pipes. Clay smoking pipes are some of the…
Research by student and faculty investigators.
Have you ever wondered about the history that lies beneath your feet? Recent excavation in the 300 block of Cooper Street,...