Duke Ellington and Cootie Williams Photographed Here
Duke Ellington and Cootie Williams were photographed on this site performing together on 1/1/39 by famed African American photographer John W. Mosley. At the time the theater here was called the Nixon's Grand Theater. It was demolished. See https://woodmereartmuseum.org/experience/exhibitions/ john-mosley-photographs/duke-ellington -and-cootie-williams-at-nixon-s- grand-theater-broad-street-and- montgomery-avenue-philadelphia and https://dp.la/item/ c6eb075924bd5f2e601c3008102fa0e (sorry, I broke up the URL to fit it in the space). See also, http://www.wrti.com/wrtifriend/cbus.html.
Liacouras Center - Temple University , 1776 North Broad St. , Formerly Apollo of Temple, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19121, United States
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