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  • Theater Wilbert, located on Main Street, opened on February 3, 1918 as an opera house. It was four stories tall, with a seating capacity of 1300 people and box seats on each side of the theater. (Lionel Delacroix, lessee)
  • Looking Down Main Street in 1950 - Theater Wilbert can be seen on the left and the B.P.O.E Building can be seen at the end of the street.
  • People Lining Up on Main Street to Get Toys From the Knights of Columbus (December 24, 1946)
  • White Star Theater Located on Plaquemine Street Next to the Neubig’s Dry Goods Store (early 1900’s) - It was owned and operated by Mr. Charley Hebert. Pictured with carriage is Dr. James Durand’s father.
  • Rosso Theater, Owned by Joseph Rosso, Located on Court Street (1925)
  • Program of Rosso’s Theater Tuesday night was family night. You could bring the whole family for ten cents.
  • Backside of the Program for Rosso’s Theater
  • Moving Billboard for Rosso’s Theater
  • Prizes Were Given Away at Rosso’s Theater Weekly
  • The construction of the Osage Theater began in 1939 and was completed on March 31, 1940.
  • Osage Theater Under Construction
  • Finishing Touches on Osage Theater
  • Interior Construction of Osage Click to Enlarge Pictures (Do not click in automatic play mode)
  • This picture was taken 30 minutes before the formal opening of the theater on March 31, 1940.
  • The Osage Theater cost $50,000 to build and had a seating capacity of 950.
  • Osage Theater Aerial View of the Osage Theater Located on the Corner of Court and Clay Street
  • Osage Theater Destroyed by Fire on September 14, 1945
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  • The Greater Osage Theater Being Rebuilt After Fire
  • The new “Greater Osage” Theater opened on August 24, 1947.
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