Documenting the American South


Going to the Show


311 S. Elm, Greensboro, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 11/23/1921* - unknown
Performance Types movies
Capacity 1800 (1921*)
Racial Policy segregated (1921*)
NotesRemodeled in the Fall of 1927 according to newspaper article on 11/24/1927. eeb 6/10/08
Building Notesbalcony; had the address 307-309 S. Elm in 1922 - but street must have been renumbered
Associated Persons
Cunningham, Jack manager
Associated Organizations
National Theatres, Inc. unknown
Piedmont Theaters, Inc. unknown

Newspaper Clippings

  1. The National Opens Tonight
    Greensboro Daily News - 11/23/1921
    Tags: film title; opening notice
  2. Greensboro's New Theater Asset To The Community
    Greensboro Daily News - 11/27/1921
    Tags: balcony; balcony, racially segregated; band or orchestra; children; manager; music; opening notice; pianist; racial policy; seating capacity; vaudeville; ventilation
  3. New Alamo Theater Opens Here Jan. 15
    Greensboro Daily News - 1/4/1927
    Tags: company; manager; opening notice; renovation; seating capacity
  4. National Opens Today With Excellent Show
    Greensboro Daily News - 11/24/1927
    Tags: film title; renovation; re-opening