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Architectural Drawing- Front, Rear, Longitudinal Elevations- Carolina Wilson

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Title Architectural Drawing- Front, Rear, Longitudinal Elevations- Carolina Wilson
Date 3/31/1939
Item Type Architectural drawing
Publication
Description ticket lobby on the far left side with doors on the right side. marquee above the ticket lobby with a little space between. stucco columns reaching up to the balcony floor. poster frames, shadow boxes and windows extending to the right for the entire facade. rear: shows dressing room floor in the basement, two exit doors on right and left sides. also shows fan room floors on the balcony level on each side of the stage. additional details of stairs, balcony rails, etc.
Notes 300 seat balcony. two entrances to the balcony. seating for African American and white patrons. the secondary entrance and back stairs reserved for African Americans and stairs through the main lobby reserved for whites. balcony split into two sections( the top was most likely reserved for African Americans). segregated areas not labelled on blueprints. facade done in Art Deco style.
Associated Venues Carolina Theatre
Associated Persons
Associated Organizations
Repository Stillwell Collection
Henderson County Public Library, Hendersonville, NC