The 1911 Majestic Theater in Fort Worth

Description:

Photograph of Commerce Street in Ft. Worth, Texas. The Majestic Theater is in the center of the frame with many signs and posters on it. Some read, "The St. Louis Limited. Road Through The Ozarks. Frisco Lines" Another poster reads, "Majestic, Venus, Alpha Sextette". This is Fort Worth's second Majestic Theater, built in 1911. Next to the theater is a building with awnings and a sign that reads, "Fisk Tires, Gasoline". Telephone poles and wires and horse-drawn buggies line the road.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Creation Date: 1911?  
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Usage:
Total Uses: 310
Past 30 days: 16
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1911?
  • Digitized: May 9, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1911?  
Description:

Photograph of Commerce Street in Ft. Worth, Texas. The Majestic Theater is in the center of the frame with many signs and posters on it. Some read, "The St. Louis Limited. Road Through The Ozarks. Frisco Lines" Another poster reads, "Majestic, Venus, Alpha Sextette". This is Fort Worth's second Majestic Theater, built in 1911. Next to the theater is a building with awnings and a sign that reads, "Fisk Tires, Gasoline". Telephone poles and wires and horse-drawn buggies line the road.

Note:

Written on the back of the photograph is, "Commerce Street, which has become a business street within the past few years. New August building in the foreground +."

Physical Description:

One photographic image, b&w: 10.0 in. X 8.0 in.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Telephone Poles | Telephone Wires | Banners | Posters | Signs | Brick Buildings | Buggies | Horse-Drawn Carriages | Awnings | Sidewalks
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: AR406-4-7-15B
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth38549
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public