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The Gene Gladson Historic Theater Photo Collection

The Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology is pleased to possess a large collection of photographic slides featuring historic theaters of Indiana. The photos in this collection were accumulated by local theater researcher and historian Gene Gladson during his lifetime. We have scanned in many of these photos and placed them online in this collection for the public as part of our Historic Theater Initiative. The photos are divided up into counties, so use the clickable image map below to select your county.

(Note: Many counties offer no photos at this time, we are working to add more as time permits...please check back often.)

If you have any information regarding any of these old theaters, please don't hesitate to
drop us a note and share your stories.