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Columbia Theater in Peoria, Illinois.
Columbia Theater in Peoria, Illinois.
TitleColumbia Theater in Peoria, Illinois.
SubjectTheaters
Signs (Notices)
Theatrical posters
Arches
Doors & doorways
DescriptionThe Columbia Theater was built in 1910 by Edward Harris, and it closed in 1951. This image shows the exterior of the Columbia Theater with three signs outside it. The one in the center reads: "Special To-Day Biograph Comedy." The one to the far left is a theatrical poster for "His Misjudgment Edison, " and the one to the far right is a theatrical poster for "The Indian and the Child, " which ran in 1912. The address of the Columbia Theater was 209 S Adams St, and this image can be found in Ray Brian's Pictorial History of Peoria Amusements, Book One
CreatorRay Brian
PublisherBradley University Library
Date1912
TypeImage
Format35mm slide
SourceImage PHS-P45 in the Peoria Historical Society Image Collection, Bradley University Library, Special Collections Center
RightsThis resource is provided for educational purposes only. Copyright to these images is held by the Peoria Historical Society or other persons/entities; images may not be downloaded, reproduced, or distributed in any format without written permission. Any attempt to download, copy in any manner, and/or circumvent the access controls placed on these files is a violation of United States and international copyright laws and is subject to criminal prosecution. For more information, contact the Special Collections Center of the Bradley University Library (309) 677-2822 frey@bradley.edu.
CollectionPeoria Historical Society Image Collection (Bradley University)
IdentifierPHS-P0045
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