Pearl Opera House: Phantom of the Flint Hills, Alta Vista, Wabaunsee County, Kansas, 1880s-1970s

Title

Pearl Opera House: Phantom of the Flint Hills, Alta Vista, Wabaunsee County, Kansas, 1880s-1970s

Subject

History of the Pearl Opera House

Description

This study traces the introduction of an opera house to the small town of Alta Vista, Kansas and follows it until its closing. This highlights the role of the theater and its importance to the town. The author used collections at the Wabaunsee County Museum, historic photographs, interviews, newspaper accounts, and field work to the old opera house.

Creator

Rachel Tucker

Publisher

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Fall 2015

Contributor

Kansas State University

Rights

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Format

PDF

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Citation

Rachel Tucker, “Pearl Opera House: Phantom of the Flint Hills, Alta Vista, Wabaunsee County, Kansas, 1880s-1970s,” Chapman Center Research Collections, accessed August 3, 2020, https://ccrsresearchcollections.omeka.net/items/show/237.