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