Lincoln Theater, 500 South Broad Street, Philadelphia
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 and operated by African Americans
WCU, HIS 601/HON 451 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Spring 2016
January 11, 1932
John Hashagen, Anastasia Amand, Anthony Smith
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“Lincoln Theater,” Goin' North, accessed December 4, 2023, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/819.