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Palace Theatre

913 Castle Street, Wilmington, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 10/1947* - 1955*
Performance Types movies
Capacity
Racial Policy black (10/1947*)
DescriptionThe Palace was the last African American theater to open in Wilmington, located in the city's Dry Pond neighborhood.
Notes
Building NotesThis theater was geo-referenced with coordinates obtained by plotting the Palace's address in 1947 on a current map.
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Commentary

  1. Palace Theater Timeline Commentary
    Tags: black theater

Newspaper Clippings

  1. Palace Theater- Colored Only
    Wilmington Post - 10/15/1947
    Tags: black theater; film title; racial policy; serials
  2. Palace Theater- Colored Only
    Wilmington Post - 10/25/1947
    Tags: black theater; film title; racial policy; serials
  3. Palace Theater- Colored Only
    Wilmington Post - 10/28/1947
    Tags: black theater; film title; racial policy
  4. Palace Theater- Colored Only
    Wilmington Post - 12/24/1947
    Tags: black theater; color films; film title; hours of operation; midnight shows; racial policy; serials
  5. Palace TheaterPalace Theater- Wilmington's Newest Colored Theater
    Wilmington Post - 12/27/1947
    Tags: black theater; film title; racial policy; serials
  6. Palace Theater- Wilmington's Newest Colored Theater
    Wilmington Post - 1/3/1948
    Tags: black theater; film title; racial policy; serials