balcony reserved for blacks (1918)2008/12/06 kgl I modified opening date based on an article and ad in the Salisbury Evening Post
Formerly the Colonial Theater, new management remodeled and renamed the theater Strand Theater; three-piece Strand orchestra (SalisburyEveningPost_1918-11-19_Theater1.tif); four-piece Strand orchestra (Salisbury Evening Post, January 4, 1919, p. 6); seven-piece orchestra (Salisbury Evening Post, June 7, 1919, p. 3); repaired, repainted, redecorated and reopened under new management on November 22, 1920 (Salisbury Evening Post, November 16, 1920, p. 2); gallery, balcony, orchestra (Sanborn Fire Insurance Map, Salisbury, N.C., February 1922, p. 3)
Address later changed to 213 S. Main.
The Strand Theater Opens Thursday
Salisbury Evening Post - 11/19/1918
hours of operation;
ladies and children;