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Opera House

, Wilmington, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 1897* - unknown
Performance Types movies
Capacity
Racial Policy segregated
Description
Notes
Building Notes
Associated Persons
NameRole
Schloss, Simeon Archibald manager
Associated Organizations
(less)

Images

Newspaper Clippings

  1. Opera House- "A Fine Concert Company of Colored Talent"- Mixed Race Audiences
    Wilmington Messenger - 7/24/1889
    Tags: music; non-theatrical venue
  2. Opera House- "A Fine Concert Concert Company of Colored Talent"- Audiences and Race
    Wilmington Messenger - 7/24/1889
    Tags: music; opera house; racial policy
  3. Opera House- "The Sunny South Singers"- Audiences and Race
    Wilmington Messenger - 7/28/1889
    Tags: music; opera house; racial policy
  4. Opera House- "Concert of the Sunny South Singers"- Audiences and Race
    Wilmington Messenger - 7/30/1889
    Tags: music; opera house; racial policy
  5. Opera House - Ad - Edison's Projectoscope
    Wilmington Star - 3/14/1897
    Tags: music; opera house
  6. Opera House - Edison's "Projectoscope"
    Wilmington Star - 3/14/1897
    Tags: admission price; band or orchestra; drugstore; film title; music; opera house
  7. Opera House - Ad - Edison's Projectoscope
    Wilmington Star - 3/16/1897
    Tags: music; opera house
  8. At the Opera House - organ
    Wilmington Star - 3/18/1897
    Tags: music; opera house
  9. Audience Grows Larger and Larger - Opera House - organ
    Wilmington Star - 3/19/1897
    Tags: admission price; drugstore; music; opera house; program change
  10. Owing to the great desire of our colored citizens to witness the "Projectoscope" at the Opera House - racial policy
    Wilmington Star - 3/20/1897
    Tags: balcony; balcony, racially segregated; notable; opera house; racial policy
  11. Opera House - Ad - circus
    Wilmington Star - 10/31/1897
    Tags: circus; tent
  12. Opera House - Guy Woodward and Company Open a Week's Engagement To-morrow Night
    Wilmington Star - 10/31/1897
    Tags: admission price; opera house
  13. Opera House - Ad - admission price
    Wilmington Star - 11/2/1897
    Tags: admission price; film title; opera house
  14. Robinson and Franklin's Circus - Two Performances Given in Wilmington to Large Audiences
    Wilmington Star - 11/2/1897
    Tags: admission price; circus; music; opera house; tent
  15. At the Opera House - minstrel shows
    Wilmington Star - 11/10/1897
    Tags: minstrel shows; music; opera house; racial policy
  16. Opera House - Ad - opera house
    Wilmington Star - 11/10/1897
    Tags: admission price; music; opera house
  17. Opera House - Ad - boxing films
    Wilmington Star - 11/13/1897
    Tags: boxing films; music; opera house
  18. Opera House - boxing films
    Wilmington Star - 11/13/1897
    Tags: actualities; boxing films; drugstore; music; opera house
  19. Opera House - "The Burglar" To-morrow Evening and the Veriscope Tuesday and Wednesday Evenings
    Wilmington Star - 11/14/1897
    Tags: charity; music; ymca
  20. At the Opera House - boxing films
    Wilmington Star - 11/17/1897
    Tags: admission price; boxing films; drugstore; music; opera house
  21. Opera House - Ad - boxing films
    Wilmington Star - 11/17/1897
    Tags: admission price; boxing films; music; opera house
  22. Opera House To-night - drug store
    Wilmington Star - 10/15/1901
    Tags: drugstore; opera house
  23. Academy of Music- "Kersand's Minstrels"- Minstrelsy
    Wilmington Messenger - 1/13/1906
    Tags: minstrel shows; opera house; racial policy
  24. Opera House- Williams Colored Singers- Audiences and Race
    Wilmington Star - 4/15/1923
    Tags: admission price; music; opera house; racial policy
  25. Opera House- "A Fine Concert Company of Colored Talent"- Mixed Race Audiences
    unknown publication

Periodicals

  1. Listing for Farmer Dunn's moving pictures - Opera House - film title
    New York Dramatic Mirror - 2/16/1901
    Tags: film title; opera house; traveling exhibitor