Northside Residents Happy to Have their Stories Told

Ada McClinton and Elwood Davis (Photo by: Anthony Smedile)

Ada McClinton and Elwood Davis (Photo by Anthony Smedile)

Ada McClinton and Elwood Davis know about life on the north side of Atlantic Avenue. She was born there 87 years ago, and he shares 83 years of his own history with the neighborhood’s.

Still, these two friends are anxious to see the story of their side of the city hit print in a new book, “The Northside,” by Nelson Johnson. The telling of the history of Atlantic City’s black community — set to be released Nov. 29 by Medford Township, Burlington County-based Plexus Publishing — is a follow-up to Johnson’s “Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City.”

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