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Morris H. Whippler

Date of Birth
Date of Death
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DescriptionManager of the Brooklyn Theater when it opened in 1914.
Associated Venues
NameRole
Lyric 504 Harnett , Wilmington, NC owner (1914*)
Brooklyn Theatre 1021 N. Fourth, Wilmington, NC manager

Newspaper Clippings

  1. Brooklyn Theatre
    Wilmington Dispatch - 1/30/1914
    Tags: company; manager; minstrel shows; vaudeville
  2. New Theatre For City
    Wilmington Star - 1/30/1914
    Tags: company; manager; minstrel shows; proposed theater; vaudeville
  3. Purchases Lyric Theater
    Wilmington Star - 6/6/1915
    Tags: black theater; change in owner; manager; vaudeville