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Theatres (theaters)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

At Queen Theatre

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2018.009
Scope and Contents 8 X 10” B&W photograph adhered to piece of glass. At Queen Theatre, Knoxville, Tenn. Six men in military uniforms with framed military portraits and large painting, Uncle Sam on poster. “Fighting In France” on posters and the marquee. 1918. .
Dates: 1918

Carousel Theatre Scrapbooks, ca. 1956-1964.

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0067
Scope and Contents Carousel Theatre scrapbooks, ca. 1956-1964. Two scrapbooks (both poor condition) containing newspaper clippings, ephemera, and especially letters and drawings from school children. Gift of Ron Allen.
Dates: 1956-1964

Knoxville Drive-In Theatre ticket

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.094
Scope and Contents Admission ticket for the Knoxville Drive-In Theatre. Billy Duck is the manager.
Dates: undated

Lamar House - Bijou Theater. Booklet for fundraising drive for restoration, published by Knoxville Heritage [1977]. (ephemera)

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2004.005
Scope and Contents Lamar House - Bijou Theater. Booklet for fundraising drive for restoration, published by Knoxville Heritage. [1977] 1 pc. (ephemera)
Dates: 1977

Lyric Theatre, "Lyric Close Up" Oct. 1924. Peruchi Players.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.042
Scope and Contents Lyric Theatre, "Lyric Close Up" Oct. 1924. Peruchi Players. Week of Oct. 17, 1924 ,“The Cat and the Canary” (play) Interview with set painter Charlie Clapp.
Dates: 1924

Political and Business Ephemera.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.139
Scope and Contents Political: J W. Elmore for Mayor (1951); Al Schmutzer for District Attorney

Business: M. F. Flenniken & Co. (4 pieces); McClamroch Co.; Preston White, C. L. U.

Cultural: Barter Theatre, Abingdon, Va.
Dates: unknown

Regional 35mm Theatrical Shorts (NFPF 2007)

 Collection
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.014
Content Description 35mm preservation elements for 11 regional commercials and a newsreel. Sam Orleans and Associates (Knoxville, TN), produced the newsreel, THE TENNESSEE REVIEW: OPERATION TEXTBOOK, and may have produced the other shorts as well. Chace Audio (Burbank, CA) and Cinetech (Valencia, CA) created the preservation elements. Scope and Contents [All short subjects have narration or overlaid sound; some have synchronized sound.]THE TENNESSEE REVIEW:...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-1954 (Produced); Digitized: 2007 (Preserved)

Regional 35mm Theatrical Shorts (NFPF 2007)

 Unprocessed
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.014
Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-1954 (Produced); Digitized: 2007 (Preserved)

Regional 35mm Theatrical Shorts (NFPF 2008)

 Collection
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.015
Content Description 35mm preservation elements for two regional commercials and a newsreel. Sam Orleans and Associates (Knoxville, TN) may have produced all three shorts. Cineric Inc. (New York, NY) created the preservation elements. Scope and Contents [All three shorts are scored with music; none feature synchronized sound.]THE BREEZIEST, SNAPPIEST HILL-BILLY BAND ON STAGE AND RADIO (ca. 1948): A short commercial for a country music-themed variety show,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-1949 (Produced); Digitized: 2009 (Preserved)

Regional 35mm Theatrical Shorts (NFPF 2008)

 Unprocessed
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.015
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-1949 (Produced); Digitized: 2009 (Preserved)

Scrapbooks of Motion Pictures (Movies) Shown in Knoxville Theaters, 1936-1961.

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0128
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks of Motion Pictures (Movies) Shown in Knoxville Theaters, 1936-1961. Box 1: 1936-1948 Box 2: 1948-1954, 1955-1961 Box 3: 1943-1945, 1946-1948, 1949-1952 Scrapbooks include clippings of advertisements for movies with theater names and dates, articles and reviews about the movies being shown.
Dates: 1936-1961

Staub's Theatre, program. No date. "Madame Sherry" and 1907, “Man and Superman.” (ephemera)

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2018.003
Scope and Contents Ephemera 2018.003a: Staub's Theatre, program. No date. "Madame Sherry". Advertisements for Rosenthal’s, New South Brewery, Vienna Soda Parlor, Tennessee Beverage Co., The Gold Leaf pool room - “For Gentlemen only, No Blacks allowed except the porter,” and others. Ephemera 2018.003b: Staub’s Theatre Programme, April 1-6, 1907. “Man and Superman,“ “Cymbeline.,” Advertisements for Kerns Candy, Hope Bros. Jewelers, Chavannes Lumber Co., Rosenthal’s, etc.
Dates: 1907

Wallace W. Baumann Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0450
Scope and Contents Wallace W. Baumann Collection on Knoxville and other theatres (theaters). Boxes 1-5 are on the Tennessee Theatre, Boxes 6-9 on other Knoxville Theatres, Boxes 10-12 on out of state theatres, Box 13 Misc. theatre material, Boxes 14-15 contain printed material and brochures, Box 16 oversized folders of architectural plans and posters, and Box 17 contains two scrapbooks. Wallace W. Baumann (1925-1909) was a civic-minded businessman, the last president of the W. W. Woodruff Co. founded by his...
Dates: 1960-2000