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  • Subject: Theaters
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    • Nehr Beverage Co. Photo of display Rialto Theatre.

    • Advertisements; Posters; Carbonated beverages; Motion picture theaters; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Poster display for Royal Crown cola with an image of Sonja Henie holding a bottle of RC cola. The text reads "'Yes it tastes best!' says Sonja Henie" and "Take Time Out for a 'Quick Up' with Royal Crown Cola Best by Taste-Test." The poster is on...
    • Oral history interview with William Ealy.

    • African American journalists; African American politicians; African American newspapers; African Americans; Politics & government; Politicians; Race relations; Democratic Party (Ky.); Mammoth Life and Accident Insurance Co. (Louisville, Ky.);...
    • Interview with William J. Ealy, Louisville newspaperman and political activist. This interview was conducted on August 5 and 22, 1977 by Dwayne Cox of the University of Louisville Oral History Center. Mr. Ealy discusses his early life and education...
    • Belknap Playhouse.

    • Architectural drawings; Theaters
    • Pen-and-ink illustration of Belknap Playhouse at the University of Louisville. The images comprising the Macauley's Theatre Collection hung at this playhouse in the years between the closure of the theatre in 1929 and the donation of the collection...
    • Auditorium, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Auditoriums; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Buildings
    • Ampitheatre Auditorium in Louisville, Kentucky, built by William F. Norton Jr. in 1889 from material salvaged from the Southern Exposition, and razed in 1904 following Norton's death in 1903. Handwritten on mounted print: "Auditorium, S.W. Cor. 4th...
    • Rialto Theatre construction, October 13, 1920.

    • Buildings; Building construction; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969.) This photograph captures the building of the Rialto Theatre. You can see the rounded edge of the stage as well as the tiered seating. Numerous workmen are shown, but the picture is centered on two...
    • Rialto Theatre, construction.

    • Buildings; Building construction; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969.) This scene from the construction of the Rialto Theatre shows workmen standing on beams and four men in suits. We are fairly certain that the two men in the middle are Alfred Joseph (left) and his...
    • Rialto Theatre construction, October 13, 1920.

    • Buildings; Building construction; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969) . The classical façade of the Rialto made extensive use of white-glazed terra cotta tile from Cincinnati's Rookwood Pottery. This scene shows some of the machinery used in the construction as well...
    • Grand Theater, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Motion picture theaters; Signs (Notices); Marquees; Pedestrians; Automobiles
    • Address: 607-11 W. Walnut Street (now Muhammad Ali Blvd.) in Louisville, Ky. Three-story brick and stone building with arched windows and engaged columns housing Grand Theater. A marquee displays movie listings above the door. Pedestrians and cars...
    • Arcadia Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, 1915.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters
    • Arcadia Hall, northwest corner, Fourth and Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky. Large, high roofed room with a shiny bare floor. Domed trellises high over the floor, lit below with many bulbs, are supported by pillars at the room's wings. At the back of...
    • Columbia Theater, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters
    • Columbia Theater, Fourth Street south of Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky. Stone, ornamented, three-story building with a one-story wing at the left. Central entrance and an entrance on the wing are reached by stone stairs over a slight embankment;...
    • Columbia Theater, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters
    • Columbia Theater, Fourth Street south of Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky. Similar image to ULPA 1994.18.1102. Stone, ornamented, three-story building with a one-story wing at the left. Central entrance and an entrance on the wing are reached by...
    • Loews Theater, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters
    • Loews Theater, Fourth Street between Broadway & Chestnut, Louisville, Kentucky. Written on back: "Loews Theater one of the castle-like side walls in the new theater." Side view of seats, left theater wall and left half of stage and balcony. On the...
    • Loews Theater, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters
    • Orchestra, lodges and balcony at Loews Theater on Fourth Street between Broadway and Chestnut, Louisville, Kentucky. Side view of seats, right theater wall and much of the balcony seating area as well as the edge of the orchestra in which are...
    • Loews Theater, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters
    • Mezzanine lounge at Loews Theater on Fourth Street between Broadway and Chestnut, Louisville, Kentucky. View includes part of a carpeted, curvy interior room situated in front of a partition mostly encompassed by two archways and one rectangular...
    • Loews Theater, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters
    • Stairway to mezzanine at Loews Theater on Fourth Street between Broadway and Chestnut, Louisville, Kentucky. Two coterminous flights of filigree-railed stairs (broken only by a small landing half the way up, over which pillars support a small roof)...
    • Loews Theater, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters
    • Entrance to Ladies Room at Loews Theater on Fourth Street between Broadway and Chestnut, Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph frames a wide rectangular doorway with a border carved in a more curved shape; doorway contains twin swinging doors, half open...

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