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City of Dreams : The Atlantic City Experience
Jacqueline Silver-Morillo, Atlantic City Public Library

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Atlantic City Historical Collections Digital Repository (Web Resource)
Title: Atlantic City Historical Collections Digital Repository
Author: Jacqueline Silver-Morillo
Author: Kate Roland
Author: Heather Perez
Abstract: The first collection to be added to the new repository: "The City of Dreams: the Atlantic City Experience" The digitization of the African American history collections from the city’s inception in 1854 to present day. The collections feature dissertations, oral histories, photographs, and artifacts which capture the voices of African Americans who grew-up, lived, and worked in the segregated section of Atlantic City called the Northside as well as after desegregation. The library plans add : Audio recordings of Sonora Webster, an orphan from rural Georgia who became a featured attraction at Atlantic City's Steel Pier, diving from a 40-foot-high tower into a tank while astride a horse.
Year: 2022
Primary URL:
Primary URL Description: Atlantic City Free Public Library Digital Repository of the Atlantic City Historical Collections.