The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 107, July 2003 - April, 2004 Page: 414
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First Majestic Theater, constructed in 1905. The Majestic's construction at the very gates
of Fort Worth's infamous Hell's Half Acre marked an important turning point in the city's
decades-long battle against the area's sordid variety halls. Within five years, Interstate
Amusement Company's policy of staging high-class vaudeville in decorous, elegant sur-
roundings had contributed to the demise of many of the Acre's most notorious establish-
ments. Courtesy Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection, University of Texas at Arlingon.
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