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These are recent images of Tecumseh Opera House, Broadway off Washington,
and from roadsideoklahoma
roadsideoklahoma link offers recent photos of the Pine Theatre,
This link has recent photos of the former Thomas Theatre, http://www.roadsideoklahoma.com/node/329
This link has photos of the Whizban/DeNoya site today
This site reports that Whizbang was located in Osage County, about one and a half miles north and one and a half miles west of present day Shidler, OK (Clark Gable was a roughneck in Shidler before heading out to Hollywood).
To take a look at a good 1920s ariel view of Denoya on this site type in “whizbang"
This page has an interesting historical outline of Kaw, OK.
1910 Alva Opera House murder details;
If you want to see interior and exterior shots go to above link and type in “oklahoma city rialto”
A slick 1947 photo of the Midwest Theatre can be viewed by going up to 10-08-07 post and type in “View looking northeast at corner of W. Grand Ave & Harvey Ave.”
For a 1930s view of the Rivoli go up to 08-12-07 post and type in “blackwell from pavillion”
A 1907 tinted postcard view (photo left) of the Olympic Theatre (AKA-Mondo Adult, Acadamy X) can be seen by typing in “oklahoma city view looking west #136"
Also, the Empire Theatre is in distant left, Empress Theatre is distant right.
Modern civilization was quickly taking over OKC’s old west look. To see a 1913 view of the Metropolitan Theatre and roof sign on Grand Ave. off Harvey St. (photo ID mistakingly listed this view as Main St) go to this link and type in “miller bros department store"
A 1948 look at the Criterion stage house and Mondo Adult Cinema can be seen on this site by typing
“only chevrolet is first"
For fantastic interior shots type in
The Aztec Theatre interior may have gone baroque, but the exterior was pure Southwestern. Another 30s view can be seen on above post by entering “wilson street looking north”.
If you want to take a look at the c1912 postcard Orpheum Theatre view go to link below and type
“whichita boosters at woodward"
To look at above mentioned State Theatre pictures go to below link and type either
“wilsond” or “vinita wilson street looking south"
To look at above mentioned color picture postcards go to link below,
to see c1910 postcard type “claremore third street looking west"
to veiw 1942 postcard type "claremore cadets on parade"
Here is what this location looks like today (now Spotlite Magic & Costumes),
To look at the above mentioned color picture postcard go to link below and type
“shawnee main street looking east"
This is what the street looks like today,
This link has a photo of the Allred Theatre after it was destroyed by a tornado. On below link type “pryor main street after tornado"
You’re welcome, LonestDay. The YWCA also had a lovely auditorium, but vintage images show it was not too ornate.
A 100-year-old tinted picture postcard view of the Grand Theatre can be seen on below site by typing in “tulsa second street looking west”,
Fantastic info and photos, Joe. Each photo has a new look for this cute theatre, and they all work.
I also really like that 1911 shot of Bartlesville High, wonderful architecture.
World headquarters for Phillips 66 Oil is located in Bartlesvilee and all that black gold cash fuels the economy for this region of Oklahoma.
-Recently added is a 1940 close up photo, go to above 09-29-07 post and type in
“main street theatre"
A tinted picture of the Bijou Theatre can be seen on below link, type in
“bricktown main street east broadway"