Documenting the American South


Going to the Show


103 S. Main, Salisbury, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 11/21/1913* - 1919*
Performance Types movies
Racial Policy
NotesManager C. L. Welch granted any and all soldiers free admission all day on August 6, 1917 (Salisbury Evening Post, August 4, 1917, p. 1)2008/11/17 kgl I modified opening date based on an ad in the Salisbury Evening Post
Building Notesfloorplan originally one aisle down the middle, but redesigned in November 1914 to eliminate the center aisle and add two aisles, one on either side of the auditorium between the walls and the seats (SalisburyEveningPost_1914_11-4_Theater.tif)
Associated Persons
C. L. Welch manager
Jenkins, Harry E. proprietor
Associated Organizations

Newspaper Clippings

  1. The Last Days of Pompeii' - The Photodrama Exquisite in Six Parts - Main
    Salisbury Evening Post - 11/21/1913
    Tags: admission price; censorship; feature film
  2. Aisles Changed at Main
    Salisbury Evening Post - 11/4/1914
    Tags: manager; renovation

City Directories

  1. City Directory of Salisbury, N.C., 1913-1914.
    unknown publication - 1913