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Lichtman Theater [front, exterior of Booker T Theatre] [acetate film photonegative, ca. 1940]

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The Booker T, located on U Street, N.W., between 14th and 15th streets, was one of the Lichtman Theaters (along with the Lincoln and Howard). These three were the main uptown Black theaters (from Wilbur Williams, Washington, D.C., resident, July 2005).Paint on negative, and some fading and acetate odor.Featuring advertising for motion picture "Fire Over England." No ink on negative, no edge imprint.Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American HistorySmithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Type:
Image
Format:
Silver Gelatin On Cellulose Acetate Film Sheet, 8&Quot; X 101 Item
Created Date:
1930 1940
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Smithsonian Institution