Ticket for the "Colored Balcony" of the Vernon Theatre

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Used by
Vernon Theatre, American
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 1 x 2 in. (2.5 x 5.1 cm)
Type
admission tickets
Place used
Leesville, Vernon Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
1950s
Description
A tan admission ticket for the Vernon Theatre in Leesville, La. On the front of the ticket reads [COLORED BALCONY/ADMIT ONE/ADULT 60c] with the ticket number 028007. The reverse of the ticket reads [The management reserves the right to refuse admission on this ticket by refunding purchase price. Also reserves the right to designate where holder of this ticket shall be seated].
Topic
African American
Amusements
Film
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David A. Lowrance
Object number
2011.160.9
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
Taking the Stage
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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