Flyer, Lafayette Players at Dunbar Theatre

Title

Flyer, Lafayette Players at Dunbar Theatre

Subject

Cleo Desmond; Andrew Bishop; J. Lawrence Criner; Lafayette Players; Dunbar Theatre; Broad Street; Lombard Street

Description

Located on the corner of Broad and Lombard Streets, Dunbar Theatre became the first theater built and owned by African Americans in Philadelphia and was best known for hosting shows performed by the Lafayette Players.

Source

Ruth Wright Hayre Collection, Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University Libraries

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

c. 1920

Contributor

Stephanie Loeh, Alessandra Fonseca

Rights

Courtesy of Temple University Libraries

Format

JPEG

Type

Still Image

Files

Hayre, RW Collection_MS011RH006_001.jpg


Citation

“Flyer, Lafayette Players at Dunbar Theatre,” Goin' North, accessed July 20, 2024, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/137.