Theaters -- Tennessee -- Knoxville.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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.
In this master's thesis, Robert A. Ellis Jr. explores the Bijou Theatre's historical significance to Knoxville and East Tennessee.
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.