The Camden Courier Post ran some photos of 4th of July celebrations past. Included here are my three favorites with direct quotes:
1954 file photo from the Fourth of July celebration held in the Fairview section of Camden. Winning 1st place in the pie-eating contest was Hugh Fogel (left), followed by Joseph Ross and in third place Paul Carrado, all of Camden.
July 4, 1949 file photo of the Louden brothers of Pennsauken, Philip, Dennis and Bill, representing the spirit of Seventy Six in the town's Fourth of July parade and baby contest.
He may barely be able to sit up, but little Skippy Litzinger, 4 mos., still manages to tip his hat to the crowd at the Pennsauken Improvement Association's Fourth of July celebration in this 1949 file photo.
From the sublime to the...well, to something, here is Miss Magnolia's contribution...
Say what you will dear, good help is so hard to find in Canada.