Colonial Theater, Germantown neighborhood, Philadelphia

Title

Colonial Theater, Germantown neighborhood, Philadelphia

Subject

Movie Theater; Colonial Theater; Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Description

Designed by Thomas Lamb, the Colonial was built in 1913. Like many Philadelphia theaters, the Colonial was segregated, but Jack Jones as a child recalls putting up with the segregation because the movies were so good.

Publisher

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

Date

c. 1920

Contributor

Janneken Smucker

Format

jpg

Type

Still image

Original Format

Postcard

Files

colonial_theater.jpg


Citation

“Colonial Theater, Germantown neighborhood, Philadelphia,” Goin' North, accessed February 8, 2023, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/901.