Theaters

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Photographs

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

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Photographs

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

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Photographs

Photograph looking east along the south side of 12th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue. Palace Clothing Company Building (left) and Regent Theatre (center) is pictured.

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Photographs

Photograph looking east from the intersection of Broadway Boulevard and 12th Street. The Hotel Missouri, Missouri Theater, and Hotel Rasbach is picture on the left.

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Photographs

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

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Photographs

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.

12th East from Baltimore
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Photographs

Circa 1920 photograph of storefronts along the south side of 12th Street looking east from Baltimore Avenue. Shows part of the sidewalk entry for the Dixon Hotel and the Sexton Hotel next door. Entrance to the Maze Theater is in view with advertisements for a show for "Ladies Only".

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Photographs

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.

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Photographs

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

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Photographs

Photograph with interior view of Monsignor Keye's benefit party for orphan children, held in the Little Theater at Municipal Auditorium.

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Postcards

Postcard of Troost Avenue looking north towards its intersection with 31st Street. The Wirthman Building with Isis Theatre at the southwest corner of 31st and Troost is shown in the left background.

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Postcards

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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