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Type: StillImage | Photographs
Creator: Barrett, Margaret
Title: Fox Theatre
Date: 1982
Description: An unidentified woman stands in front of the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia where an advertisement of Raiders of the Lost Ark appears.

Local identification number: VIS158.07.07

The Fox Theater opened in 1929 as a movie house, but has since hosted a number of other cultural and artistic events including the Atlanta Ballet, a summer film series, and performances for various national touring companies of Broadway shows. Originally intended as the Yaarab Temple Shrine Mosque, a headquarters for the Shriners organization, the Fox Theater was completed with financing by movie mogul William Fox.

Local identification number: ahc158007007a.jpg

Subjects: People | People--Georgia--Atlanta | Historic buildings--Georgia--Atlanta | Homeless persons--Georgia--Atlanta | Advertising--Georgia--Atlanta | Theaters--Georgia--Atlanta | Streets--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.) | Midtown (Atlanta, Ga.) | Peachtree Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305, 2009
Original Material: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Persistent Link to Item: http://collections.atlantahistorycenter.com/u?/southline,160

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs