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Theater Billboard

Description: Copy negative of the Paramount Theater's marquee in Abilene, Texas. The marquee reads, "Max Reinhardt's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Roadshow Presentation - 2 Shows Only - 3:30 & 8 P.M.". In the foreground is an empty street. Written below the photograph is, "War Bond Parades, World War II".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men in Railroad Costume

Description: Copy negative Wally Akin and Ted Waggoner standing in front of the Paramount Theater in Abilene, Texas. The men are dressed as railroad conductors and are standing next to a small locomotive on wheels. A sign above the locomotive reads, "The Picture Evolution of Railroad Safety" and painted on the engine is, "Union Pacific, Joel McCrea, Barbara Stanwyck. Paramount Mid-Nite Sat. and Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed." On the theater marquee is, "Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers in Vernon and Irene Castle".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Westwood Theater

Description: Photograph of the construction of the Westwood Theater located on North 1st Street. The lower half of the building frame is bricked. There are building materials to the side of the building. A sign with the name "Levine's" can be seen in the background.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Westwood Theater

Description: Photograph of the construction of the Westwood Theater located on North 1st Street. The lower half of the building is bricked and there are stacks of wood and bricks surrounding the half constructed building. There are tire tracks in the ground from construction equipment vehicles. A sign with the name "Levine's" can be seen in the background.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Westwood Theater

Description: Photograph of the construction of the Westwood Theater located on North 1st Street. There are concrete blocks and other building materials in front of the building. A crane can be seen to the left.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Theater Exterior

Description: Copy negative of a picture of the Paramount Theater in Abilene, Texas taken from the street. The marquee says, "World Premiere Unusual Occupations Featuring Hardin Simmons University." There is a man walking in front of the theater and a car parked on the left. Another picture is partially visible on the right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Queen Theater at Christmas]

Description: Photograph of the Queen Theater at 700 Congress Avenue at Christmas. The featured listed on the marquee is "First Yank Into Tokyo". West 7th Street flanks the theater on the left and Lerner Shops, Rhealee, and McLellan's flank the theater on the right. A bus and a couple of cars are parked in front of the theater. Christmas lights stretch across Congress Avenue.
Date: December 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Building Westwood Theater

Description: Photograph of the construction of the Westwood Theater located on North 1st Street. Half of the building is bricked. Construction equipment and materials can be seen in front of the building.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Westwood Theater

Description: Photograph of the construction of the Westwood Theater located on North 1st Street. Most of the perimeter of the building appears to be bricked. There is a street light on a sidewalk in front of the theater.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Palace Theater rebuilt 1937

Description: The Palace Theater was opened in 1937 after a previous theater was destroyed by fire. The theater was opened and operated by Mrs. Mable Phipps, widow of F. M. Phipps, and G. R. Layton, son of the late G. S. Layton.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Queen Theater #3

Description: Photograph of an interior view of Queen Theater in downtown Abilene, Texas. There is a view of the theater chairs; some are on ground level, and some are upstairs. In the back center, there is a doorway.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Queen Theater #4

Description: Photograph of an interior view of Queen Theater in downtown Abilene, Texas. There is a view of the theater chairs; some are on ground level, and some are upstairs. In the back center, there is a doorway.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Queen Theater #2

Description: Photograph of the inside of the Queen Theater in Abilene. There are a drink machine, phone, and doors on the left and a trash can and restrooms on the right.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Queen Theater #2

Description: Photograph of the snack bar area at the Queen Theater in Abilene. There are doors on the left and an island design on the back wall. The snack counter has popcorn, drinks, and candy.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Queen Theater #2

Description: Photograph of an interior view of Queen Theater. There are several rows of theater chairs, and the movie screen is in the background. There is a a sign that says "Dr. Pepper" hanging from a table; a clock is hanging on the wall.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Queen Theater #1

Description: Photograph of the snack bar area at the Queen Theater in Abilene. There are doors on the left and an island design on the back wall. The snack counter has popcorn, drinks, and candy.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Queen Theater #1

Description: Photograph of an interior view of Queen Theater. There are several rows of theater chairs, and the movie screen is in the background. There is a a sign that says "Dr. Pepper" hanging from a table; a clock is hanging on the wall.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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