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Letter: Washington, D.C. to Charles Henry Douglass, Macon, Georgia, 1925 Sept. 14


author: Jackson, Andrew F.
extent: [1] p.
date: September 14, 1925
summary: Letter from Andrew F. Jackson, manager of Cinema News Service, to Charles Henry Douglass, owner of the Douglass Theatre, dated September 14, 1925, advertising newsreels. Jackson, whose company produces Negro News Reels, asserts that patrons of the Douglass Theatre would be interested in his films. He offers recent newsreels for twenty dollars per day.
repository: Middle Georgia Archives
collection: Charles Henry Douglass business records
box 19: 19
folder: 169
item: 22

subjects:
Douglass, Charles Henry, 1870-1940
Macon (Ga.)
Bibb County (Ga.)
Douglass Theatre (Macon, Ga.)
Cinema News Service
Newsreels--United States
African Americans in the motion picture industry
African Americans in motion pictures
Race in motion pictures
Race films--United States
Motion picture theaters--Georgia--Macon
Film posters--Georgia
Advertising--Motion pictures--Georgia--Macon
Commercial agents--Southern States
Letters (correspondence)




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[Note: This document contains typewritten, handwritten, and printed text.]

[printed text:
A. F. JACKSON
Manager
We Picturize Race Achievements
A. JOHNSON
Secretary
 Cinema News Service 
 WASHINGTON, D. C.] 
 [typewritten text: Prudential Bank Building 
 September 14, 1925. 

Mr. C. H. Douglas, Manager
Douglas Theatre,
Macon, Ga. [Georgia]
Mr. dear [Dear] Mr. Douglas:

A word of introduction, we are producers of Negro News Reels, specializing in their current achievements.

I believe that the patrons of your theatre would appreciate the showing of films relative to Race life. It is instructive as well as, entertaining.

We have a few late reels on hand, and should you care to take them, at twenty dollars ($20.) per day we will be proud to serve you.


Very truly y ours [yours],]
[Signed] [written text: Andrew F. Jackson]
[typewritten text: Manager Cinema News Service.
AFJ*sb]

 [printed text: PICTURE ADVERTISING---OUR SPECIALTY]