FUCK YOU: A Magazine of the Arts - Number 5, Vol. 4
KULCHUR - Vol. 2 No. 5 - Spring 1962
EAU DE COLOGNE [First Two Issues]
NAKED CITY [Ex-Libris Ralph Ingersoll, Founder of PM Newspaper]
JADE PRESENTS ... IGGY POP [Concert Flyer]

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[Photo Album Documenting Construction of Plaza Movie Theater]


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Jacksonville, FL: Munn Photography, [ca. 1966-1967]. Oblong folio commercial album measuring approximately 15.5" x 12". Burlap covered boards with matted color photograph mounted to front. 22-ring clasp metal binding. 27 yellow construction paper pages containing 53 approximately 8" x 10" photographs (47 black and white, 6 color) mounted both recto and verso. Several related news clippings and articles loosely laid-in. Split in burlap at joint, though cover securely attached. Title photograph on front board with substantial fingerprinting, handling wear. Age toning to edges of interior paste-downs and occasionally at page edges. Five photos with tiny areas of image loss from having stuck to the print mounted opposite. Otherwise contents bright, clean, and well-preserved. About very good. (Item ID: 14345)

Album carefully documenting the construction of The Kent Theaters, Plaza "Rocking Chair" Theater on Phillips Highway (U.S. Hwy #1) in Jacksonville, FL which opened its doors January 27, 1967. Photographs thoroughly detail construction, from groundbreaking to completion: concrete placement, steel erection, masonry, interior construction, placement of the rooftop A/C unit, signage, projector and speaker installation, workers and laborers, as well as finished shots of the theater's interior and exterior. All black and white construction images dated, beginning 9/1/66 and ending 1/23/67. The six color photos are undated, though were likely captured on or around the theater's opening day to showcase the finished work. A full page, color ad from January 26, 1967 issue of the JACKSONVILLE JOURNAL is laid-in. The Plaza's amenities, including ample parking, ("1,000 FREE PARKING SPACES" according to the ad), rocking chair seats and easy access to expressways, marked a sea change in options for the moviegoing public - a move that culminates in our modern multiplexes.

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