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Madison Theater in Peoria, Illinois.
Madison Theater in Peoria, Illinois.
TitleMadison Theater in Peoria, Illinois.
SubjectTheaters
Marquees
Canopies
Premieres
Awnings
Pedestrians
Automobiles
Architectural elements
DescriptionThe Madison Theater was built at 502 Main St by the Robinson Amusement Co. It opened on Oct. 16, 1920. This image shows the grand opening and the marquee reads: "Grand Opening, Humoresque." There are people lined up outside the theater and cars parked in the parking lot. There is a vertical sign hanging from the second story of the building that reads: "Madison." There are awnings coming from the first story windows on the side of the building. This image can be found in Ray Brian's Pictorial History of Peoria Amusements, Book Two.
CreatorRay Brian
PublisherBradley University Library
Date1920
TypeImage
Format35mm slide
SourceImage PHS-P82 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-P0082
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