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Blanchard block Strand Theatre fire

Blanchard block Strand Theatre fire

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Title:
Blanchard block Strand Theatre fire
Description:
View of the Blanchard block and Strand Theatre, corner of Main and Elm streets, after the fire of January 13th, 1927. Men are standing in front of the charred building where icicles are hanging from the structure. Large sign "STRAND" is visible on the corner of the building. Sections of the roof are missing or hanging over the building. There is a "Slow to Right" stanchion in the middle of Elm Street. A truck is parked in front of the building with the Theatre sign overhead and another in front of the Elm Street side.
Date:
January 13, 1927
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Jacob Edwards Library
Collection (local):
Photographic Collection of the Jacob Edwards Library
Subjects:
Fires--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Historic buildings--New England
Southbridge (Mass.)--Pictorial work
Southbridge (Mass.)--History
Historic districts--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Central business districts--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Southbridge
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Notes:
Is part of the photographic collection of the Jacob Edwards Library, Southbridge, Massachusetts http://www.jacobedwardslibrary.org
Identifier:
38136000224913
blanchard_block_strand_theater_fire