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

view Lichtman Theater [front, exterior of Booker T Theatre] [acetate film photonegative, ca. 1940] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Lichtman Theater (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
U Street, N.W. (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1940
ca 1940
1930-1940
Notes:
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).
Summary:
Featuring advertising for motion picture "Fire Over England." No ink on negative, no edge imprint.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Theaters
Local number:
Freezer box 24 *
1/0379 (microfilm frame)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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