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RSVPast | June 2017

ca 1910: Lyric Theatre

The historic Lyric Theatre on Madison Avenue in downtown Memphis opened in 1908, and was originally called Jefferson Theatre and later The Mazda. The theatre, which burned in 1941, was located at 293-295 Madison Avenue, just west of Junior Achievement’s current downtown facility at 307 Madison Avenue.

Photo courtesy of Photo courtesy of Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South, Inc.

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