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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.

Investing in Camden real estate provided steady income to an artist's wife for nearly 40 years.

Once a janitor, James Battle may be the only African American to advance from a position of service on Cooper Street to heading his own household.

Beer Bottle
This bottle was used to sell and distribute beer by Charles Joly, a bottler at 9 Seventh Street in Philadelphia. Consumers paid for the beer, but not the bottle. Beer drinkers would return the bottles to the brewer or take the bottles back to get…

The painted features of this porcelain doll face point to the work of firms in the Thuringia area of Germany. Thuringia’s natural clay deposits made it the center of the German doll industry. This doll likely once included glass enamel eyes and a…

Data about residents in blocks immediately adjacent to Cooper Street in Camden, New Jersey.

Students, almshouse residents, and homemakers all crafted buttons out of cleaned cow bones. The carving required few tools and little skill. The incomplete button blank on the center of this board still shows a fragment of the larger bone from which…

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