|Title||Fox Theatre seen from the intersection of Olive Way and Seventh Avenue, Seattle, 1932 |
|Caption||Opened in 1929, the Fox Theatre was the last theatre to open before the Depression hit Seattle. It was built to accommodate both motion pictures and live entertainment, with a large stage and 30 dressing rooms. The Clise family bought the theatre in 1936 and renamed it the Music Hall Theatre. It was known by this name until it was demolished in 1992. |
|Notes||Signs in image include: Dunham.|
[Coming May Grand] Hotel.
Handwritten on sleeve: SEATTLE, THEATERS, Fox.
Fox Theatre was later renamed Music Hall Theatre; it was also known as the Fox, the Roxy, the 7th Avenue, the Emerald Palace.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): July 16, 1932.
|Subjects||Motion picture theaters--Washington (State)--Seattle; Commercial streets--Washington (State)--Seattle; Automobiles--Washington (State)--Seattle; Pedestrians--Washington (State)--Seattle; Business districts--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.12635 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 nitrate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |