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Front view of Fort Payne (Ala.) Opera House with four ladies in 1880's costume standing in front of building. Text on verso reads: "Fort Payne Opera House, oldest Alabama theatre of its kind in use today, was build in 1889 during extravagant boom day era. This former cultural center was restored in 1970 by Landmarks of DeKalb County, Inc., and is currently listed in the National Register of Historic Places and the National Register of 19th Century Theatres in America." Postcard is addressed to individual in Florence (Ala.) and postmarked Oct. 11, 1976.

Subject

Alabama; Southern States; Historic buildings; Theaters

Location Depicted

Fort Payne (Ala.);Alabama; Southern States

Object Type

Image/jpeg

Source

3 x 5 color postcard; Rogers' Studio; No. 130255.

Image Creator

Date Original

197-?

Date Scanned

2008-12-01

Date Modified

2008-12-01

Digital Publisher

University of North Alabama, Collier Library Archives

Digital Format

image-jpeg

Digital Creator

LHH

Identifier

PC125

Rights

These materials are provided for educational and scholarly purposes and reproduction of items beyond that allowed for fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. The nature of historical archival collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Whenever possible, information is provided about copyright owners and restrictions on materials; however, the responsibility for determining the appropriate use of an item ultimately resides with the patron. The staff is unaware of any copyrights in the Postcards Collection; however, there is a possibility that items may have copyrights associated with them that we were unable to identify. If you are aware of such copyrights, please inform the staff.

Keywords

Postcards

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