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Jacques Kelly: Technicolor history of Cherry Hill as seen through residents' eyes

Jacques Kelly: Technicolor history of Cherry Hill as seen through residents' eyes

A new look at the history of Cherry Hill, told through the words and memories of its residential pioneers, is offering an interesting perspective on the first 25 years of this neighborhood.

“I lived in Cherry Hill from the time I was 4 until I was 11, and it was one of the best times of my life,” said Linda G. Morris, principal author of “Cherry Hill: Raising Successful Black Children in Jim Crow Baltimore.”

Published this month by New York-based History Publishing Co. Global, the work is a digital book selling for $9.95. After 500 digital copies are sold, a print version will be published with a price of $18.95.

Morris said proceeds from sales will go to a nonprofit...

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