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Program
The Historic Attucks Theatre: Apollo of the South
Producing Organization
WHRO (Television station : Norfolk, Va.)
Contributing Organization
WHRO (Norfolk, Virginia)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/535-c24qj7957r
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Description
Program Description
One of Hampton Roads' greatest treasures, the Attucks Theatre, turns 100 years old. Musicians of the greatest caliber have performed at the Attucks, legends like Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole just to name a few. The 600 seat venue was an instant source of pride to Norfolk's Black Community. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
Other Description
"The Historic Attucks Theatre: Apollo of the South" was produced in partnership with the City of Norfolk, Norfolk State University, and the Virginia Arts Festival.
Broadcast Date
2019-02-08
Asset type
Program
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:26:46
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Credits
Producing Organization: WHRO (Television station : Norfolk, Va.)
AAPB Contributor Holdings
WHRO
Identifier: ATTUCKSTHEATRE-WHRO (WHRO)
Format: Hard Drive

Identifier: cpb-aacip-535-c24qj7957r.mov.mp4 (mediainfo)
Format: video/mp4
Generation: Proxy
Duration: 00:26:46
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Citations
Chicago: “The Historic Attucks Theatre: Apollo of the South,” 2019-02-08, WHRO, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed May 19, 2022, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-535-c24qj7957r.
MLA: “The Historic Attucks Theatre: Apollo of the South.” 2019-02-08. WHRO, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. May 19, 2022. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-535-c24qj7957r>.
APA: The Historic Attucks Theatre: Apollo of the South. Boston, MA: WHRO, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-535-c24qj7957r