The Palace during WWII

The Palace during WWII

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two soldiers in uniform standing in front of the Palace Theater in Childress, Texas during World War II. Two jeeps labeled "U. S. Army Recruiting Service" are parked in front of the theater. A sign that reads "What Next Cpl Hargrove" is affixed to the front of the theater.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
Palace's new &50,000 interior in 1937

Palace's new &50,000 interior in 1937

Date: c. 1937
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Palace Theater's interior. Several rows of seats are visible on the ground level and in the balcony. The interior was rebuilt in 1937 after fire damage.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
Rufus Layton

Rufus Layton

Date: 1937
Creator: Webb Studio
Description: Photograph of Rufus Layton, son of G. S. Layton. Co-owner of Phipps and Layton Theaters.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
Facade of the Monogram, the oldest P-L theater

Facade of the Monogram, the oldest P-L theater

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a movie theater. The marquis and movie poster advertise "Winter Carnival" with Ann Sheridan.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
[Campus Theater]

[Campus Theater]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Campus Theater in Denton, Texas. The Denton County Courthouse is visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Jefferson Theater

Jefferson Theater

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of a van and horse-drawn wagon in front of the Jefferson Theater in Beaumont, Texas for the premier of John Wayne movie The War Wagon. The van and wagon are stopped on the side of the street, and several people are gathered around.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Exterior Theater

Exterior Theater

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of two buses outside the Circle Theater in Dallas, Texas at the premier of the movie War Wagon. Banners on the buses read, "War Wagon Belles, War Wagon, World Premier, Dallas, Sat. May 27, Ft. Worth." There are several cars in front of the theater.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Building Under Construction

Building Under Construction

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of the Metro Theatre in Abilene while under construction. The building has a brick front area and a tin half cylinder shape in back with construction materials laying around and a sign in front.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Theater Manager

Theater Manager

Date: 1959
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a portrait of a man. The man is identified as the manager of the Park Drive-In Theater. He is wearing a suit and tie.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Theater Manager

Theater Manager

Date: 1959
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a portrait of a man. The man is identified as the manager of the Park Drive-In Theater. He is wearing a suit and tie.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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