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Lumina

224 W. Main, Gastonia, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 1911* - 1918*
Performance Types movies , vaudeville
Capacity
Racial Policy
Description
NotesStopped showing Vaudeville on June 12, 1912 according to an ad in the Gastonia Gazette on that date (p. 5) - Theatre was extremely concerned with the moral quality of their films. Started showing them again on July 12, 1912.9/7/2008 AHN added name of Proprietor and changed start date
Building Notes
Associated Persons
NameRole
Dellinger, W.H. unknown
Estridge, J.A. unknown
Associated Organizations
(less)

Newspaper Clippings

  1. Lumina - Ad - first ad
    Gastonia Gazette - 1/10/1911
    Tags: admission price; charity; manager; program change; vaudeville
  2. Lumina - Ad - morality
    Gastonia Gazette - 3/22/1912
    Tags: morality; promotions; vaudeville
  3. Lumina - Ad - morality
    Gastonia Gazette - 6/4/1912
    Tags: admission price; children; film title; hours of operation; manager; morality; vaudeville
  4. Lumina - Ad - Discontinuation of Vaudeville
    Gastonia Gazette - 6/12/1912
    Tags: admission price; censorship; film title; manager; vaudeville
  5. Lumina - Ad - reminder of discontinuation of Vaudeville
    Gastonia Gazette - 6/14/1912
    Tags: censorship; film title; manager; morality; vaudeville
  6. Lumina - Ad - soliciting patronage of ladies and children
    Gastonia Gazette - 6/21/1912
    Tags: children; film title; manager
  7. Lumina - Ad - manager
    Gastonia Gazette - 6/28/1912
    Tags: film title; manager
  8. Lumina - Ad - morality
    Gastonia Gazette - 7/2/1912
    Tags: admission price; feature film; film title; manager; morality
  9. Lumina - Ad - Starting Vaudeville again
    Gastonia Gazette - 7/12/1912
    Tags: film title; manager; program change; vaudeville
  10. Lumina - Ad - manager
    Gastonia Gazette - 7/19/1912
    Tags: film title; manager
  11. Lumina - Ad - promotion for Sensation Biscuit Powder Contest
    Gastonia Gazette - 7/19/1912
    Tags: promotions
  12. Lumina - Ad - feature film "Ita" coming
    Gastonia Gazette - 7/26/1912
    Tags: feature film; hours of operation; program change
  13. Lumina - Ad - feature film
    Gastonia Gazette - 7/30/1912
    Tags: feature film
  14. Lumina - Ad - renovations
    Gastonia Gazette - 8/6/1912
    Tags: film title; renovation; vaudeville
  15. Lumina - Ad - "Tracy the Bandit"
    Gastonia Gazette - 8/9/1912
    Tags: film title; manager
  16. Lumina - Ad - vaudeville
    Gastonia Gazette - 8/20/1912
    Tags: film title; vaudeville
  17. Lumina - Ad - manager
    Gastonia Gazette - 8/23/1912
    Tags: admission price; film title; hours of operation; manager
  18. Lumina - Ad - manager
    Gastonia Gazette - 8/30/1912
    Tags: film title; manager
  19. A Unique Attraction - Lumina - local films
    Gastonia Gazette - 9/6/1912
    Tags: admission price; local films
  20. Lumina - Ad - local films at Gastonia Day
    Gastonia Gazette - 9/6/1912
    Tags: admission price; hours of operation; local films
  21. Lumina - Ad - feature film
    Gastonia Gazette - 9/10/1912
    Tags: admission price; feature film; film title
  22. Lumina - Ad - local films
    Gastonia Gazette - 9/10/1912
    Tags: admission price; local films
  23. Lumina - Ad - manager
    Gastonia Gazette - 9/13/1912
    Tags: feature film; film title; manager
  24. Lumina - Ad - program change
    Gastonia Gazette - 9/24/1912
    Tags: admission price; film title; manager; program change
  25. Lumina - Ad - "Gastonia - her Homes, Stores, and Babies in Pictures"
    Gastonia Gazette - 12/2/1913
    Tags: admission price; hours of operation; local films
  26. Lumina - Ad - $500 Reward For Any Picture you see at the Lumina that Offends the Most Refined Taste in Anyway
    Gastonia Gazette - 6/15/1914
    Tags: admission price; censorship; hours of operation; manager; morality; program change; promotions; vaudeville