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Theaters -- Tennessee -- Knoxville.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

The Bijou Theatre: 1909-1949

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0894
Abstract

In this master's thesis, Robert A. Ellis Jr. explores the Bijou Theatre's historical significance to Knoxville and East Tennessee.

Dates: 1976 August

Walter L. Morris Theater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2738
Abstract

The collection contains material from Walter Morris, operator of the Capri and Tower Theaters in Knoxville. Correspondence, photographs, legal papers, blueprints, newspaper and magazine clippings, and promotional information is included. There is also material about the lawsuit against theater monopolies in Knoxville and Morris' work at other theaters in East Tennessee.

Dates: 1910s-1990s (bulk 1940s-1960s)