Stanley Theatre

Title

Stanley Theatre

Subject

Stanley Theatre

Description

The Stanley Theatre located on the corner of 16th Street and Market Street segregated African Americans in the gallery of the theatre, separate from White patrons. I. Maximilian Martin Jr. became involved in the desegregation of the theatre when he brought suit against the manager of the Stanley Theatre in 1933.

Creator

William A. Gee

Publisher

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

Date

January 13, 1935

Contributor

John Hashagen, Kelsee Noden

Rights

Used by permission of PhillyHistory.org, a project of the Philadelphia Department of Records

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Original Format

Photo

Physical Dimensions

600x467

Files

Stanley Theatre.jpg


Citation

William A. Gee, “Stanley Theatre,” Goin' North, accessed November 29, 2022, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/378.