No longer a Jewel in Oklahoma City ?

Dennis Wilhelm links us to a threatened 1931 movie house.  Check out the link at the bottom of the story — it takes you to a May, 2011 post right here on our Readerboard!  There were four Jewel Theatres in the chain, named for the owners daughter.

 “OKLAHOMA CITY — A piece of Oklahoma City’s history is in danger of being lost. Tuesday the city council declared the Jewel Theatre dilapidated. The building, just east of downtown, is one of the city’s first all-black movie theatres ”

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