Bernard L. Solari Photographs
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Bernard L. Solari Photographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Solari, Bernard L.
Title: Bernard L. Solari Photographs
Dates: February 1978
Quantity: 10.0 Image(s)
Quantity: 10 color photographic prints
Identification: ahc.VIS147

Biographical/Historical Note

Biographical information about Bernard Solari is not available.

Loew's Grand Theater was built in 1893 as the DeGive Opera House. It came under the management of Marcus Loew's Theater organization in 1916. In 1932, in order to compete with movie theaters, the Grand was renovated by architect Thomas W. Lamb. The one screen theater had 2088 seats. The theater was the site of the movie premiere of Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind in 1939. Declining attendence in the 1960’s led to its closing in 1977. The abandoned demolition of the historic venue.


Scope and Content Note

These photographs depict the aftermath of a fire at Loew’s Grand Theatre in Atlanta. Included are photographs of the exterior of the building, interior light fixtures, the lobby area, theatre seating, and the theatre stage area, all damaged by the fire.


Arrangement

This collection is alphabetical according to titles supplied by staff.


Index Terms

Fires--Georgia--Atlanta
Loew's Grand Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.).
Margaret Mitchell Square (Atlanta, Ga.)
Theaters--Georgia--Atlanta

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

All of the items are located in cold storage (cs) as indicated in the descriptive inventory. Patrons must allow 24 hours after retrieval of cold storage item(s) before viewing material.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[VIS 146], Bernard L. Solari Photographs, VIS 147, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Bernard L. Solari, 1978 (1978.232).

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2007.


Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.


Container List

 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 147.01 Exterior of the Loew's Grand Theatre, 1978 ( 3 color photographic prints )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 147.02 Light Fixtures Inside Loew's Grand Theatre, 1978 ( 1.0 photographic print )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 147.03 Lobby Area of Loew's Grand Theatre, 1978 ( 2.0 photographic prints )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 147.04 Seating Area of Loew's Grand Theatre, 1978 ( 3.0 photographic prints )
 

Location

CS Box 1VIS 147.05 Stage and Theatre Screen of Loew's Grand Theatre, 1978 ( 1.0 photographic print )