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Frank W. Peiffer

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Associated Venues
NameRole
Victoria 129-131 Market, Wilmington, NC manager (10/1914* - 11/1915*)
Joyland Theatre 129 Market Street, Wilmington, NC proprietor (9/1909*)
Airdome 119 N. Front, Wilmington, NC proprietor (5/27/1911*)
Crystal Palace 21 N. Second Street, Wilmington, NC manager

Newspaper Clippings

  1. The New Picture Theatre - Oh, "Joyland" Will be Opened This Week
    Wilmington Dispatch - 9/20/1909
    Tags: illustrated song; ladies and children; music; opening notice; proposed theater; renovation
  2. The Airdome - Will Probably Open This Evening - Splendid Orchestra
    Wilmington Star - 5/27/1911
    Tags: band or orchestra; hours of operation; illustrated song; manager; music; open-air screening; opening notice; projection problems
  3. Manages Victoria - Mr. F. W. Peiffer Takes Charge of Popular Playhouse Monday
    Wilmington Dispatch - 10/30/1914
    Tags: admission price; change in owner; ladies and children; manager; vaudeville; WWI