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By Nelson Johnson,Clement Price
In The Northside, Johnson brings the untold tale of Atlantic City's black group vividly to existence, from the coming of the 1st African americans to Absecon Island within the early nineteenth century in the course of the glory days of the "World's Playground." Drawing on dozens of private interviews and painstaking archival study, he unearths long-forgotten information about the folks on whose backs the playing mecca was once outfitted and gives a wide-ranging survey of the accomplishments of newer generations.
Exploited for his or her exertions and banished to the main bad a part of city, resilient Northsiders created a colourful urban inside of a city—a position the place black tradition may thrive and youth might aspire to develop into artists, athletes, educators, and leaders of industrial, politics, and society. As Nelson Johnson exhibits during this unflinching portrait, Atlantic urban used to be equipped on their toil—and the Northside was once born in their dreams.
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The Northside: African Americans and the Creation of Atlantic City by Nelson Johnson,Clement Price