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    • Grand Opera House Lake Superior Scenery, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1884?
    • Grand Opera House building showing intersection of fourth avenue west and Superior street; people; horse and carriage
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Grand Opera House, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1885-10
    • Looking east from Fourth Avenue West.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Interior of Grand Opera House, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1888?
    • Interior of Grand Opera theater; balcony seating and view to the stage; chandelier; Moorish-style boxes
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Grand Opera House, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1888?
    • Grand Opera House front entrance and fa?ºade; built by Munger and Markell; fourth avenue west and Superior street; people; Cormany photographer; post office; signs; Chamber of Commerce
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Temple Opera, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1889 - 1895
    • Built as a Masonic Temple in 1889, Second Avenue East and Superior Street, it was also a theater. The top floors and the iconic onion bulb feature of the Temple Opera building were removed in the 1940s. The avenue entrance was removed. The...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Grand Opera House Fire, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1889-01-28
    • Wirth and Traphagen 1883 designed theater at Fourth Avenue West and Superior Street burned on January 29, 1889.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Grand Opera House Fire, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1889-01-29
    • Smoldering site and frozen water after the fire burned the opera house at Fourth Avenue West and Superior Street. This is the view from the avenue looking toward Superior street.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Temple Opera Building, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1889?
    • Interior of Temple Opera; back stage workers John Palmer and James Laundergan; Temple Opera was built in 1889
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Temple Opera Building, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1889?
    • Interior of Temple Opera; stage; backdrops; box seats; may be actors in costume on stage; Temple Opera was built in 1889
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Temple Opera Building, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1889?
    • Looking to Temple Opera at second avenue east and Superior street; small frame buildings in foreground; may be construction site; Temple Opera was built in 1889
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Construction site of Lyceum Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1890
    • Ground was broken for the Lyceum Theater at the northwest corner of Fifth Avenue West and Superior Street on June 1, 1890 across from the Spalding Hotel.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Temple Opera building, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1890
    • Lake avenue entrance of Temple Opera Building; men on horses; event of 252nd anniversary of Swedes arrival in America
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Spalding Hotel and Lyceum Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1890?
    • This is a view looking northeast to downtown Duluth. Superior Street is visible at the right. The large, dark building in the center of the shot is the Spalding Hotel. The building across from the Spalding with the scaffolding is the Lyceum...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Temple Opera Building, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1890?
    • Interior of Temple Opera; stage with entertainers; weight lifters; vaudeville; Temple Opera was built in 1889
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Lyceum Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1892?
    • Interior of Lyceum theater showing house seating box seating and orchestra pit
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Lyceum Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1893
    • Interior of Lyceum theater showing people on stage and organ pit; society event related to World's Fair; formal dress; men and women
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Lyceum Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1895
    • Twelve stagehands on the Lyceum Theater stage, stage set, elaborate backdrop, props
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Lyceum Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1896
    • Interior of Lyceum theater showing house seating and balconies filled with people.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Sterrie Building, St. James, Minnesota

    • 1898
    • Exterior view of the Sterrie Building. The St. James Opera House was located on the second floor.
    • Watonwan County Historical Center
    • Opera Block, Detroit, Minnesota

    • 1900
    • The Opera Block in Detroit, Minnesota (became Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, in 1926). It housed real estate offices, a loan company, and H.G. Scott. The Big Store was on the bottom level.
    • Becker County Historical Society
    • Lyceum Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1910
    • The Lyceum Theater at 423 West Superior Street had a seating capacity of 1,281 for operas, plays, and vaudeville until 1921 when it was a movie house. Built in 1891 with lumberman Andreas M. Miller financing, it stood until torn down in January...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Du Glada Theatre, Starbuck, Minnesota

    • 1901-1910
    • Exterior view of the Norwegian theater in Starbuck, Minnesota. Three men stand on the front porch. The movie poster is for Captain Kidd.
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • City Opera House, Bemidji, Minnesota

    • 1905?
    • City Opera House was located at 401 Minnesota Avenue, Bemidji, circa 1905 (description from,"The Bemidji Area Looking Back" Pediment Publishing, 2004).
    • Beltrami County Historical Society
    • Star Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • Star Theater interior; motion picture theater in Duluth's West End neighborhood
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Empress Theatre, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1911?
    • Empress Theater, M. Bolin Millinery, St. Paul Cafe restaurant at 12 and 14 East Superior Street, the lower side, in downtown Duluth. The millinery shop is in the Brown Brothers Block. The Empress burned on May 3, 1915.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Alhambra Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1913
    • Alhambra Theater interior; 5715 Grand Avenue; electric fans; motion pictures; moving pictures; theater organ
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Alhambra Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1913
    • Alhambra Theater; 5715 Grand Avenue; vaudeville; theatrical posters; motion pictures; moving pictures
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Sunbeam Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1913
    • admission five cents; 109 West Superior street; Highbrow Love on marquee; man in ticket booth; theatrical posters; motion pictures
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Happy Hour Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1913
    • Exterior view of the Happy Hour Theater. Admission ten cents; 129 West Superior street; vaudeville; marquee; man in ticket booth; theatrical posters; motion pictures
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Belle Plaine, Majestic Theater, Belle Plaine, Minnesota

    • 1913
    • Majestic Theater - cement block one-story building with smooth cement front facade. Open door on left front, closed door on right front, double open entry alcove in center front. Left side of building has two windows and a sign reading in block...
    • Scott County Historical Society
    • Kozy Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1913
    • admission ten cents; 421 East 4th street; marquee; ticket booth; theatrical posters; motion pictures; women in windows; Hoffman shoe repair
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Garrick Theater Proscenium, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1913?
    • The Rex Theater became the New Garrick in 1920. It was located at 16 North Second Avenue West. It was razed in 1956.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Sunbeam Theatre, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1913?
    • The Sunbeam Theater was located at 109 West Superior Street beginning in 1908. The silent film "Highbrow Love" was out in 1913. In 1922 the motion picture theater the Astor took that address, and the Sunbeam moved to 103 West Superior Street where...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Faust Theater slide show, New Richland, Minnesota

    • 1914 - 1944
    • This set of slides was used in the Faust Theater in New Richland, Minnesota, as part of the entertainment from 1914 through the 1940s. The slide show includes images of local businesses, children, and advertising, as well as national advertising....
    • New Richland Area Historical Society
    • New Grand Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1914?
    • The New Grand theater at 213 West Superior Street had a seating capacity of 1,025. The building was occupied by the Lyric motion picture theater beginning in 1922 that showed films into the 1970s. The entire block was razed in 1976 for the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Empress Theater Fire, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1915-05-03
    • Empress Theater Fire 12 East Superior Street; motion pictures; movie theater; fire equipment; firefighters; people
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Empress Theater Fire, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1915-05-03
    • Empress Theater Fire 12 East Superior Street; motion pictures; movie theater; fire equipment; firefighters; Billiard Parlor
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bijou Theater, Main Street, Crosby, Minnesota

    • 1915?
    • The Bijou Theater stood on Main Street, Crosby, Minnesota. Doctors Sewall and Bosel had their offices on the second floor. Two men lounge in front of the building, while another enters the theater's side door.
    • Cuyuna Iron Range Heritage Network
    • Ludcke Theater, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1915?
    • The main building of interest in this photograph is the Ludcke Theater, which was located on the west side of the 100 block of South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter. In spite of the narrow front of the theater, the rear portion was much wider, as...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Lyric Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1917
    • Lyric Theater, 116 West Superior Street, motion pictures; watch repair; cigars; tobacco; store window displays
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Downtown Pilot Map, Minneapolis, Minn. [Minnesota]

    • 1917
    • Map of downtown Minneapolis containing the locations of buildings of interest: businesses, theaters, hotels, depots, includes index.
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library

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