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|Title:||The Gem Theatre in Knoxville, Tennessee | The Gem Theater in Knoxville, Tennessee | Gem Theater in Knoxville, Tennessee | Gem Theatre in Knoxville, Tennessee|
Black-and-white photograph of the Gem Theatre, at Vine Avenue, now West Summit Hill, and Central Street in Knoxville, Tennessee. African American men, women, and children stand outside the theater in suits and dresses. The Gem Theatre was one of two African American theaters in Knoxville during the segregationist period of 20th century. The Gem Theatre had capacity to seat 800 people.
The University of Tennessee Libraries (Knoxville, Tennessee) is the digital publisher.
The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.
|Subjects:||Gem Theatre (Knoxville, Tenn.) | Theaters--Tennessee--Knoxville | African Americans--Tennessee--Knoxville | African Americans--Tennessee--Knoxville--Social life and customs | African American business enterprises--Tennessee--Knoxville | Segregation--Tennessee--Knoxville | Discrimination in public accommodations--Tennessee--Knoxville | United States, Tennessee, Knox County, Knoxville, 35.9606384, -83.9207392|
|Collection:||Beck Cultural Exchange Center Collection|
|Institution:||Beck Cultural Exchange Center|
|Contributors:||Beck Cultural Exchange Center (Knoxville, Tenn.)|
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