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Lincoln Theater.jpg
The Lincoln Theater, formerly the Gibson, and before that called the Dunbar, was built by Black bankers, and hosted acts which included The Lafayette Theatre Group from Harlem. The Theater was one of the few desegregated theaters in the city, owned…

Newspaper ad to see the Lafayette Players at the Dunbar Theater in 1921.

Royal TTheater.png
An image of the Royal Theater taken for the Philadelphia Tribune on October 15, 1921.

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Standard Theatre 1919 Nat Cyc.jpg
This artistic rendering of the Gibson's New Standard Theatre shows numerous images of the theatre. The top image shows the exterior front view of the building, the second image depicts the view from the stage. The final picture portrays the…
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