Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

The Strand Theater Opens Thursday

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Title The Strand Theater Opens Thursday
Date 11/19/1918
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Salisbury Evening Post
Description Formerly the Colonial Theater, new management remodeled and renamed the theater Strand Theater; three-piece orchestra; ticket prices included the war tax; theater has been "thoroughly cleaned and fumigated since it has been closed up on account of the flu"; special ladies' 10-cent matinee every Monday, Wednesday and Friday; serial "The Lion's Claw" was shown Article in the left column describes a visit by the Rowan County Board of Health to "canvass the influenza situation...and discuss the lifting of the quarantine"
Associated Venues Colonial Theatre
Strand Theatre
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Repository North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill