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Howard Funeral Tuesday Morning - company

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Title Howard Funeral Tuesday Morning - company
Date 3/7/1938
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Wilmington News
Description Announces death of Mr. James Fox Howard, "the father of theatre entertainment here [in Wilmington]". During his funeral, all theaters in the city closed. "He successfully established the Bijou, Grand, Victoria and Royal theatres. At one time he was connected with the operation of all four theatres and also presented shows in Academy of Music."
Notes
Associated Venues Academy of Music
Bijou
Carolina
Grand
Royal
Victoria
Associated Persons Howard, Elizabeth Hunter
Howard, James Fox
Rehder, Carl
Wells, Percy W.
Associated Organizations Howard-Wells Amusement Company
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library