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1. A Theater Name Shift: Title of Mainstreet Changed to the Missouri A Theater Name Shift: Title of Mainstreet Changed to the Missouri April/1/1949 Article about the name change of the Mainstreet Theater to the Missouri Theater upon its purchase by the RKO company.

2. AMC Wants Cordish Out of Venture AMC Wants Cordish Out of Venture September 23-29, 2011 "AMC Entertainment Inc. is looking to remove The Cordish Co. from a joint venture behind its flagship downtown theater AMC Mainstreet 6," so that AMC can take full control of the theater. The theater opened...

3. Early Kansas City Theaters Early Kansas City Theaters 2007 This book contains information about early theater in Kansas City, including facts concerning the local theaters of the 19th and early 20th century. These theaters include: Auditorium, Century, Coates...

4. Editorial Editorial July-August//1987 Editorial about the continued uncertainty in the Mainstreet Theater's future because of the ambiguous classification given to it by the city boards affiliated with the Kansas City Register of Historic...

5. Empire Theater Empire Theater 1989 Full frontal and side view; located on southwest corner of 14th and Main.

6. Empire Theater Empire Theater 1989 Detail of theater dome.

7. End of the Empire--Longtime Downtown Theater Closed End of the Empire--Longtime Downtown Theater Closed October 25, 1985 The Empire Theater at 1400 Main Street, which began as a vaudeville house in 1921 and was the last move house within the Downtown loop, has closed.

8. Jack Dempsey and Hal Sherman Jack Dempsey and Hal Sherman November 18, 1931 Heavyweight boxer Jack Dempsey spanking comic actor Hal Sherman over his knee at the Hotel President. Sherman's wife is standing next to them holding an oversize boxing glove.

9. Main Street Theater Main Street Theater Postcard of Main Street Theater

10. Main Street Theater History to Live on as Downtown's New Cineplex Main Street Theater History to Live on as Downtown's New Cineplex April 9, 2008 Article and postcard image of the old Mainstreet Theater (14th and Main Street). The theater was designed by the firm of Rapp and Rapp of Chicago and opened October 30, 1921. The historic building was...

11. Mainstreet (Empire) Theatre Update Mainstreet (Empire) Theatre Update May-June//1987 Notice of the preservation of the Mainstreet Theatre by the City Plan Commission, by placing it on the Kansas City Register of Historic Places, also as part of the Kansas City Redevelopment Authority's...

12. Mainstreet (Empire) Theatre: An Endangered Species? Mainstreet (Empire) Theatre: An Endangered Species? November-December//1986 Article about the threats to the preservation of the Empire Theater (once called Mainstreet) at 14th and Main Streets, with photo and history, including its opening in 1921 and acts such as Burns & Allen...

13. Mainstreet Theater Mainstreet Theater circa 1928 View of front and both sides of Mainstreet Theater looking southwest at corner of 14th and Main.

14. Movies Are Returning to Main Street Movies Are Returning to Main Street April 17, 2009 The AMC Mainstreet Theater is set for its grand reopening on May 1 after the company worked with Cordish Company, the developer for the Kansas City Power and Light District. The theater features a six-screen...

15. Orpheum and Mainstreet Theaters Christmas Party Orpheum and Mainstreet Theaters Christmas Party 1927-12-26 Christmas party held at the Hotel President for the Orpheum and Mainstreet Theaters. The walls of the banquet room are decorated in pseudo-Aztec motifs.

16. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater circa 1930s Exterior, street level view of the Orpheum Theater located at 12th and Baltimore in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. According to the sign on the front of the building when this picture was taken, the theater...

17. Orpheum Theater Profile Orpheum Theater Profile 2003

18. RKO Missouri to Become the Empire Theater RKO Missouri to Become the Empire Theater September/11/1960 Photo and caption about the name change of the Missouri Theater to the Empire Theater, upon its sale from the RKO company to Durwood Theaters, Incorporated.

19. Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid circa 1870s-2005, bulk 1950-1980s Local photographer Robert G. Askren donated photographs and negatives to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in 2006. He worked for Harkins Commercial Photo Co. which he later purchased and renamed...

20. Theaters Will Act in P & L District's Success Theaters Will Act in P & L District's Success May 9-15, 2008 Article describes two historic theaters that are being renovated as part of the Kansas City Power & Light District project. The Empire Theater, known henceforth as Mainstreet Theater will be a six-screen...