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Exterior view of the Burbank Theater, taken from the east side of Main Street and north of Sixth Street, ca.1903 (CHS-5106)

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Exterior view of the Burbank Theater, taken from the east side of Main Street and north of Sixth Street, ca.1903 (CHS-5106)

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Exterior view of the Burbank Theater, taken from the east side of Main Street and north of Sixth Street, ca.1903
Photograph of the exterior view of the Burbank Theater, taken from the east side of Main Street and north of Sixth Street, ca.1903. The theatre is about three-stories tall. Above the entrance, there is a covered balcony. The windows of theatre and several corridors have semi circled arches. To either side of the theatre entrance are stores displaying their products through their windows. Two lampposts on the sidewalk prominently display the current theatre showing. A four people (including a woman with a baby stroller) are peering through the window at Carson's Antique and Curio Bazar (left). Three men stand near the street in front of the bar. Along the curb are two parked bicycles.; Legible signs include: "10 cent palmist, who you will marry", "clairvoyant palmist", "544, Carson's antique and curio bazaar, 544", "Winkler Curio Co., wholesale & retail", "546", "mfrs. of Cal. wood & shell novelties", "matinees, Saturday, Sunday", "bar", "18, The Burbank, 93", "performance to night", "Morosco's Burbank Theatre, week starting Jan. 8, Sunday matinee, Burbank Stock Company, presenting the merriest of all comedies, 'My Wife's Husbands', regular matinees Saturday and Sunday, prices 10 cents & 25 cents, no higher, evening prices 10 cents, 25 cents, 35 cents and 50 cents".
Call number: CHS-5106
Legacy record ID: chs-m1438; USC-1-1-1-1483
Filename: CHS-5106
Coverage date: circa 1903
Part of collection: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Type: images
Geographic subject (city or populated place): Los Angeles
Repository name: USC Libraries Special Collections
Accession number: 5106
Microfiche number: 1-6-120
Archival file: chs_Volume27/CHS-5106.tiff
Part of subcollection: Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
Repository address: Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Geographic subject (country): USA
Format (aacr2): 1 photograph : glass photonegative, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Rights: Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
Subject (adlf): buildings
Project: USC
Repository email: [email protected]
Contributing entity: California Historical Society
Date created: circa 1903
Publisher (of the digital version): University of Southern California. Libraries
Format (aat): photographs
Geographic subject (state): California
Subject (file heading): Los Angeles -- Architecture -- Commercial -- Theaters -- General
Format: glass plate negatives
Access conditions: Send requests to address or e-mail given. Phone (213) 821-2366; fax (213) 740-2343.
Geographic subject (county): Los Angeles
Geographic subject (roadway): Main Street, east side
Subject (lcsh): Theaters
Subject: Burbank Theater

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