Main Street Theater

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Description

Postcard of Main Street Theater, built in 1921 at the southwest corner of 14th Street and Main Street. It was used for vaudeville and cinema and had a seating capacity of 3,000. A tunnel from the theater leading northwest to Hotel President was used by bootleggers fleeing law enforcement during Prohibition.

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1400 Main Street
Kansas City, MO
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Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection (SC58)
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20000678