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Wonderland

223 S. Tryon, Charlotte, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 11/10/1906* - 1909*
Performance Types illustrated songs , movies
Capacity
Racial Policy presumed white
Descriptionmoving pictures and illustrated songs. admission price 10 cents and 5 cents. price dropped however to just 5 cents. L. M O'Connor and H.P. Miller- proprietors.
Notesmultiple fires at the Wonderland due to electrical wiring and flammable draperies.
Building Notes
Associated Persons
NameRole
O'Connor, L M manager
Associated Organizations
(less)

Newspaper Clippings

  1. Wonderland - Ad - first ad
    The Charlotte News - 11/9/1906
    Tags: admission price; illustrated song; manager
  2. Wonderland Opens
    Charlotte Daily Observer - 11/9/1906
    Tags: illustrated song; manager; opening notice
  3. Mr. C. W. Stonebanks leaves Charlotte to Open Pictures Show in Wilmington
    Wilmington Messenger - 3/27/1907
    Tags: manager; proposed theater
  4. Discounted Tickets - Wonderland
    Charlotte Daily Observer - 4/2/1907
    Tags: admission price; promotions
  5. Fire In Wonderland
    Charlotte Daily Observer - 4/22/1907
    Tags: fire
  6. Two Small Fires Yesterday - Wonderland
    Charlotte Daily Observer - 5/1/1907
    Tags: fire

City Directories

  1. Walsh's Charlotte, N.C. City Directory for 1907.
    unknown publication - 1907