Browse Items (25 total)

  • Tags: Theatres

Photo of Marie Meyer, Known as Pioneer Theater Organist in Decatur, IL.

BS591-Meyer_Marie_Organist at Theaters_048.jpg
Photograph of Marie Meyer; "b. 4/12/1887; d. 10/13/1955; daughter of George and Mary Housum Meyer; known as the pioneer theater organist in Decatur, starting with the old Bijou Theater in the early 1900's; organist of all theaters in Decatur during…

Photo of Faries Grand Theater

BS595-Faries_Grand_Theater_001.jpg
Photograph of Faries Grand Theater, located on 1036 E. Grand Ave., Decatur, IL. 1914

Photos of the Empress Theatre exterior and interior.

BS596-Empress_theater-marquee_4-21-1961_001.jpg
Photographs of the Empress Theatre Marquee, Auditorium, and Ticket Booth, located at 419 N. Water St.

Photo of Decatur Municipal Theatre.

BS507-DECATUR_MUNICIPAL_THEATRE002.jpg
Photograph of the Decatur Municipal Theatre located on Rt. 51 South left by the waterworks.

Photo of Dan Higgins Theater on 1234 E. Eldorado St., Decatur, IL.

BS594-Higgins_Theater-1914_008.jpg
Photograph of the Dan Higgins Theater located at 1234 E. Eldorado St. c. 1914.

Photo of Conrad Striewing, owner of the Crystal Theater.

BS379-Conrad Striewing_Owner_1914.jpg
Photograph of "Conrad Striewing, died May 30, 1914. Proprietor of the Crystal Theater on Water Street. For many years he was a traveling salesman but later he purchased the theater. He bought the theater in 1911. It was called the Nasawan but he…

Photo Interior of the Bond Theatre

BS557-Bond Theater_inside_formerly Morrow_1943 pic_098.jpg
Photograph of the interior of the Bond Theatre, formerly the Morrow Theatre, Decatur, IL.

Photos of the Ceiling Collapse at the Avon Theatre, 5/1/1950.

BS558-Avon_ceiling_collapse_5-1-1950_001.jpg
Photographs of the Collapsed Ceiling at the Avon Theatre on 5/1/1950.

Photos of the Alhambra Theatre

BS502-Alhambra_Theater-10-13-1958_001.jpg
Photographs of the Alhambra Theatre Building and Marquee, Construction , Assistant Manager Charles Duncan.
''