Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

The Ruby

225 E. Trade, Charlotte, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 5/2/1908* - unknown
Performance Types movies
Racial Policy black (1908*)
DescriptionAfrican American theater
NotesArticle on 7/18/1911 says it's the "neightbor and rival" of the Hub Theater which is a black theater. Converted grocery store
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Newspaper Clippings

  1. The Ruby - Ad - opening notice
    The Charlotte News - 5/1/1908
    Tags: advertisement; black theater; opening notice