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Lionel Hampton at Strand Theatre 1948

Washington, DC Studio Theater | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

In the Greater Fourteenth Street Historic District National Register

Howard Theatre in Washington DC #renovation #architecture #mjarch

Historic Howard Theatre back in action after hiatus - The Group Travel Leader

Shaw Community Washington, DC

Shaw was once D.'s "Black Broadway." Pictured here: newsboys and others in front of the Howard Theater, with Cab Calloway's name on signs, c.

Washington Streetcar on F Street NW approaching 9th Street (1924).

Metropolitan Theater, 934 F Street NW, Washington (Steve Michaels).

Happenstance Theater's production of Vanitas 2013 - www.happenstancetheater.com

Happenstance Theater's production of Vanitas 2013 - www.happenstancetheater.com

1306 F St, NW

1306 F St, NW

Ray Charles & Dinah Washington 1960's

Ray Charles at "Soul concert - at Civic Opera House in Chicago with Dinah Washington (also billed with Horace Silver Quintette, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers; Photo by Carole Reiff.

Nancy Wilson and crowd at Howard Theater 1967

Howard Theatre’s legacy as the cultural capital of black America

Built in The Howard Theatre was the first legitimate theater in the country open to African Americans, helping to make Washington the early cultural capital of black America.

George Clinton poster | Howard Theatre, DC♫♫♥♫♥♥♫♫♥JML

Washington, DC is about to get funked up when George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic touch down in their mothership at the Howard Theatre on Thu.

Wilson Pickett and friends

Wilson Pickett and the "Ballad of Stackalee"

Wilson Picket and his band in front of Howard Theatre,

Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note....

Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note. by LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)

Booker T Theater. 1433 U Street, N.W. It opened in 1913 as Olympic Theatre for the Columbia Amusement Company; it was renamed Dudley Theatre in 1921. It was renamed Band Box Theatre in April 1928, and one year later in April 1929, it was taken over by Lichtmen Theaters and renamed Booker T Theatre and catered to the Black community. It closed in late 1976. It housed a church for several years; currently, the Portner Place Apartments exist at this location.

Booker T. Theater once located on U Street at Portner Place NW.


DC Transit "Last Day of Streetcars" Car is on the T Street loop (Florida Avenue and Georgia Avenue NW).