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McCain3 Lincoln Theatre

FILES

McCain3 Lincoln Theatre.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

McCain3 Lincoln Theatre

Description

Group photo of Norfolk & Western Veterans Association Colored Division in front of the Lincoln Theatre. Originally built as the Strand Theatre (circa 1920). The Strand Theater took a new name “The Lincoln Theater”. The theater eventually became the Morocco Club and the Ebony Club, which were African American dance clubs serving the surrounding Gainsboro neighborhood.

Creator

unknown

Publisher

Roanoke Public Libraries

Date

Circa 1940

Contributor

Courtesy of Kathryn McCain

Rights

Please contact the Virginia Room at 540.853.2073 for permission to use.

Format

Digital Image

Type

Still Image

Identifier

McCain3

Citation

unknown, “McCain3 Lincoln Theatre,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed June 30, 2022, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/McCain3.