Lichtman Theater [front, exterior of Booker T Theatre] [acetate film photonegative, ca. 1940]
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Lichtman Theater (Washington, D.C.)
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
U Street, N.W. (Washington, D.C.)
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).
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 History