Tag Archives: South Jersey

Welcome Home Boys

Here’s another in a series of glass negatives of a parade in Westville, New Jersey shot by John B. Capewell.

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The House on Broadway?

Here’s one for the old-time South Jersey residents and armchair historians to hash over. This may or may not be John Capewell’s residence on Broadway in Westville, New Jersey. When I lived there, it was more densely packed than it … Continue reading

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Another View from the Pine Barrens

This is another in a series of photographs that John B. Capewell took while he was in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey some time in the early 1930s.

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The Carpenters

These fellows don’t look like Capewell or any one of his relatives, but they may have been doing work on his house in Southern New Jersey. Unlike the subjects in last week’s post, these guys are smiling. They must be … Continue reading

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The Boys of Summer

I guess one of the appeals of baseball is that it never changes. It’s always been balls, bats, bases and mitts.

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Mystery of the Ghost Boy Solved!

We’re back again with another negative from the collection of 200 glass negatives shot by John B Capewell of Westville, NJ about 100 years ago. This is a follow-up to last week’s post featuring a ghostly figure in front of … Continue reading

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The Return of Frosty and The Mystery of the Ghost Boy

Frosty the Snowman promised he would be back again one day, and here he is! He’s returned from his bitter fate at the receiving end of a firing squad and was reformed to enjoy another wintry day in the Southern … Continue reading

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