Source: Junius D. Grimes Papers (#571) Staff Person: Lynette Lundin Description: Take a step back in time to 1914 Greenville, N. C., in this C. E. Weaver Series, “Illustrated Cities”, by Central Publishing Co., Inc., in Richmond, Virginia. Greenville was growing and changing: The Center Brick Warehouse was selling Bright Leaf Tobacco (93,762 pounds avg. [...]
Source: Daily Reflector Negative Collection, Manuscript Collection #741 Staff Person: Maury York Description: A photographer for the Daily Reflector, Greenville, N.C., captured this view in December 1958 of a man removing snow from the marquee of the State Theatre on West Fifth Street. Note the State Bank Building, a four-story, triangular building, at right.
Source: Junius D. Grimes Papers, East Carolina Manuscript Collection, #571 Staff Person: Maury York Description: This letter from the Junius D. Grimes Papers depicts White’s Theatre located on Fifth Street in Greenville. The theatre had been built by Samuel T. White some five years before the letter was written. Initially this facility provided a venue [...]
Source: Daily Reflector Negative Collection, East Carolina Manuscript Collection #741 Staff Person: Dale Sauter Description: The image below was taken in December 1958 for use in a Daily Reflector article related to businesses that are open on Christmas Day. I viewed the actual article on microfilm, but was unable to find details on which theater [...]