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  • Subject (Images): Motion picture theaters
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    • Street Scene in Benson, N.C.

    • 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945
    • Benson Museum of Local History
    • Pictured are the Benson Review Office, Benton Printing Company, Gem Theater, Porter's Barber Shop, Princess Theater, and Sugar Bowl
    • Princess Theater

    • 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950
    • Benson Museum of Local History
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    • War Loan Drive

    • 1945-05
    • Edgecombe County Memorial Library
    • A picture of the Coca-Cola truck in front of the Colonial Theater, labeled, "In photograph Dail Holderness, J.E. Simmons, Alf Miller, Mrs. Mary M. Godfrey. Beginning 7th War Loan Drive May 1945." The photo shows a house beside the movie theater and...
    • Appalachian Theater Fire

    • 1950
    • Watauga County Public Library
    • Newspaper clipping titled "$150,000 Fire Gets Going." Shows smoke billowing from building with crowd watching the fire.
    • Center Theatre

    • 1951
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows a group of young people in front of the Center Theatre. Numerous bicycles are parked on the sidewalk along the curb. Some of the young people are carrying placards.
    • Center Theatre

    • 1951
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows a group of mostly African American young people in front of the Center Theatre. A "Colored Balcony Entrance" sign can be seen. Numerous bicycles are parked on the sidewalk along the curb. Some of the young people are carrying placards.
    • Center Theatre

    • 1951
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows a group of young people in front of the Center Theatre. Numerous bicycles are parked on the sidewalk along the curb. Some of the young people are carrying placards.
    • Clayton Theatre

    • 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960
    • Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library (Clayton, N.C.)
    • Main Street. Owned by M. W. Knott.
    • Princess Theatre

    • 1957
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Built by J.A. Daniel in 1927, Frank Fowler took over the operation in 1937. The theatre closed in 1963 after 36 years in business. Lee Waters of Lexington, who made a series of films in Davie County in the 1930s and 1940s, took the above photograph...
    • Center Theatre

    • 1960
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows a group of young people waiting to go into the Center movie theater. These "Chipper Shows" were a series of promotional campaigns used by the Gardner's Velvet Dairy to market their frozen dessert. This photo and its accompanying article...
    • Center Theatre

    • 1960
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows the inside of the Center Theatre where a "Chipper Show" promotion is taking place. Chipper was a frozen dairy product marketed by Gardner's Velvet Dairy. Free ice cream cones filled with the Chipper product were given away along with...
    • Co-Ed Theater, 1960s

    • 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969
    • Transylvania County Library
    • West Main Street

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