“Atlantic City’s Northside spanned west of Atlantic Avenue between Kansas and Connecticut avenues. [Ralph] Hunter said African Americans were permitted only to work in the city’s Southside until 1954, when the city’s de facto segregation ended.
In particular, the exhibit [in the African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey] pays tribute to the clubs and restaurants that lined Kentucky Avenue, where people from Washington and Philadelphia flocked for entertainment, Hunter said. The original doors from Club Harlem are prominently displayed in the 2,200-square-foot space, and a gallery of photographs shows performers, some from Atlantic City, who once took the stage there.”
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