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Missouri Theater, Exterior
Missouri Theater, Exterior
TitleMissouri Theater, Exterior
DescriptionExterior of Missouri Theater at 14th and Main, looking northwest along Main Street. Shops neighboring the theater include Mary Ann Shikles and McCaskey Registers.
Datecirca 1950
NotesTheater opened as the Main Street Theater in 1921, changing to the Missouri Theater in 1941. It was later purchased by RKO and renamed the Empire Theater. It was renovated by AMC Entertainment and reopened in 2009 as AMC Main Street Theater, a first-run cineplex.
PhotographerAskren, Robert G.
CollectionRobert Askren Photograph Collection (P35)
See Finding Aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37889
LocationP35, Box 4, #105
SubjectStores & shops
Motion picture theaters
Local SubjectMain Street Theater
Missouri Theater
Empire Theater
AMC Entertainment, Incorporated
Item TypeNegative, b/w, 4 x 5 in.
Digital Formatjpeg
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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