The 1911 Majestic Theater in Fort Worth

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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.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1911?.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 708 times , with 20 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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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 +."

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The materials in this collection, which include photographs, letters, books, and more, reflect the history of Fort Worth. This project was funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • 1911?

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • June 9, 2008, 8:30 p.m.

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  • March 31, 2017, 7:01 p.m.

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The 1911 Majestic Theater in Fort Worth, photograph, 1911?; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38549/: accessed June 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.