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The Bijou Enlarged

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Title The Bijou Enlarged
Date 3/18/1909
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description "Addition Will be in Readiness for King's Daughters Benefit: - short piece saying the new addition to the Bijou is open increasing capacity of theater to 600. Now theater is 100 ft from front to back and 44 feet wide.
Notes Reaves's notes indicate that: 'Building Inspector John J. Furlong issued a permit yesterday to Messrs. Howard and Wells, proprietors of the Bijou theatre, for the erection of a small room to their theater on North Front street, at, an estimated cost of $175. -- From the Wilmington Star, February 7, 1909.
Associated Venues Bijou
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Repository North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill