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In the wake of the Civil War, a young widow contracted for a new house to be built at 228 Cooper Street.

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Expansion of the Victor Talking Machine Company spelled the end for a block of houses on Cooper Street between Front Street and Delaware Avenue.

A member of the prominent Browning family, after the death of her husband Jerusha Browning took in boarders at 415 Cooper Street.

Mary A. Paulson, a widow, generated income to support her family by renting out one Cooper Street house while living in another house next door.

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Helen Waters, a widow, supported her family by operating a beauty salon on the second floor of 421 Cooper Street from the 1930s to at least 1950.
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