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Bijou Theatre, Nashville, Tenn., 1908

@ Nashville Public Library


A postcard of the Bijou Theatre located at 423 Fourth Avenue North in Nashville, Tennessee. This 1624 seat theatre was erected in 1904 on the site of a previous theatre that had burned two years prior. Events included live stage performances and silent films. In 1916 the Bijou became one of the South's leading theatres for African American audiences. This popularity lasted until it was demolished in the winter of 1957-1958 for the building of the Municipal Auditorium. Forms part of the Nashville Room Postcard Collection. 1 postcard : col. ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
Still Image Postcards
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Digital Library of Tennessee