Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

Princess Theater

130-132 S. Lafayette, Shelby, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 1926* - unknown
Performance Types movies
Capacity 300 (1926*)
Racial Policy
Building Notesbalcony and stage (Sanborn Fire Insurance Map, Shelby, N.C., April 1926, p. 3); shown under construction (Sanborn Fire Insurance Map, March 1921, p. 2) 1921 Sanborn map mentions seating capacity of 2400 - based on plans.
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