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Postcard showing Loew's Midland Theatre at the northwest corner of 13th Street and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Anna Walter of Altamont, Kansas.

Date: 
June 18th 1929

Postcard showing Loew's Midland Theatre at the northwest corner of 13th Street and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Maud H. Fouband of Houston, Texas.

Date: 
September 18th 1933

Postcard showing the auditorium of Newman Theater, once located on the west side of Main Street between 11th and 12th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. M. Andrews of Birmingham, Alabama.

Date: 
November 21st 1922

Photograph of the boys of Boys Hotel attending a party at the Liberty Theater. This vantage point faces southwest towards the theater on Main Street from just south of 11th Street.

Photograph of the Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra at the Newman Theater performing a skit to accompany Charlie Chaplin's film "The Pilgrim".

Date: 
April 1923

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal view of the Newman Theater, located at 1114 Main Street. Marquee says White Desert and Ice Carnival. The Baltimore Shop is next door with Berks next to them. This vantage point faces southwest from the east side of Main Street between Petticoat Lane and 12th Street.

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.

Date: 
8581

Photograph looking west along north side of 12th Street from Main Street. The Hotel Glennon, Hotel Dixon, Sexton Hotel, Gayety Theater and Hotel Muehlebach are pictured.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking northwest towards the Newman Theater and storefronts on the west side of Main Street between 11th Street and 12th Street.

Date: 
1932

Photograph looking north along Main Street from 12th Street. The Newman Theater is pictured to the left.

Date: 
1932

Photograph looking south along the east side of Main Street from 10th Street. The Newman Theater and Royal Theater are pictured to the right.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking north from the east side of Main Street between 10th Street and 11th Street. The Palace Theater, Westgate Hotel, Books KC Trunk Co., and Katz drugstore is pictured.

Date: 
1931

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal view of the Royal Theater.

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