[Man Standing In Rubble of Burned Kessler Theatre]

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Photograph of a man standing in the rubble of the Kessler Theatre in Dallas after a fire destroyed it. He is smiling and leaning against a podium-like box. The roof to the theatre is gone, but there are still audience seats left, visible in the far background. A man in a long coat and hat is also visible in the far background. On the back of the photograph are two stamps and handwritten notes giving information about the photograph.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 21 cm.

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Mazziotta, John February 23, 1962.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 and was provided by Dallas Firefighters Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 19 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Dallas Firefighters Museum

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Photograph of a man standing in the rubble of the Kessler Theatre in Dallas after a fire destroyed it. He is smiling and leaning against a podium-like box. The roof to the theatre is gone, but there are still audience seats left, visible in the far background. A man in a long coat and hat is also visible in the far background. On the back of the photograph are two stamps and handwritten notes giving information about the photograph.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 21 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • February 23, 1962

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Nov. 18, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • 32.749338, -96.84265

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Mazziotta, John. [Man Standing In Rubble of Burned Kessler Theatre], photograph, February 23, 1962; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803883/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.