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Knoxville Theatres: Vaudeville and Celluloid, 1872-1981

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1046
Abstract W. W. Baumann compiled this four page typed manuscript entitled Knoxville Theatres: Vaudeville and Celluloid, 1872-1981 on April 28, 1981. In it, he lists Knoxville's theaters, their addresses, possible names changes, number of seats available, and year closed. Also mentioned in this listing are other auditoriums and halls used for public entertainment (including facilities at the University of Tennessee) and which venues were open to African-American patrons...
Dates: 1981 April 28

Ruth Rodgers Theater Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0474
Abstract

This collection includes two scrapbooks of brochures, newspaper articles, programs, and pictures of performers from various theatres in Knoxville, Tennessee as well as in St. Louis, Missouri and Chicago, Illinois dating between 1889 to 1909.

Dates: 1899-1909

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