Lincoln Theater

Title

Lincoln Theater

Subject

Lincoln Theater, 500 South Broad Street, Philadelphia

Description

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

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 451 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Spring 2016

Date

January 11, 1932

Contributor

John Hashagen, Anastasia Amand, Anthony Smith

Rights

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

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Original Format

Photo

Files

Lincoln Theater.jpg


Citation

“Lincoln Theater,” Goin' North, accessed June 17, 2024, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/819.