VIRGINIA THEATRE ENDNOTES

The Beginnings

1 Champaign News-Gazette.  Sunday 4 January 1920.  Proposed Hotel and Theatre

2 Champaign News-Gazette.  Sunday 4 January 1920.  Proposed Hotel and Theatre

3 The Daily Illini.  Tuesday 6 January 1920.  Page 8. Proposed Hotel and Theatre Building

4 Champaign News-Gazette.  Sunday 4 January 1920.  Proposed Hotel and Theatre

5 The Daily Illini.  Tuesday 6 January 1920.  Page 8. Proposed Hotel and Theatre Building

6 Champaign News-Gazette.  Sunday 4 January 1920.  Proposed Hotel and Theatre

7 Gazette.  Sunday 4 January 1920.  Proposed Hotel and Theatre

8 The Daily Illini.  Tuesday 6 January 1920.  Page 8. Proposed Hotel and Theatre Building

9 The Champaign News-Gazette.  Wednesday, 7 January 1920.  Page 10 Boosters Hear About Plans For New Hotel

10 The Daily Illini.  Tuesday 6 January 1920.  Page 8. Proposed Hotel and Theatre Building

11 The Champaign News-Gazette.  Wednesday, 7 January 1920.  Page 10 Boosters Hear About Plans For New Hotel

12 The Champaign News-Gazette.  Wednesday, 7 January 1920.  Page 10 Boosters Hear About Plans For New Hotel

13 The Daily Illini.  Tuesday 6 January 1920.  Page 8. Proposed Hotel and Theatre Building

14 The Champaign News-Gazette.  Wednesday, 7 January 1920.  Page 10 Boosters Hear About Plans For New Hotel

15 The Daily Illini.  Tuesday 6 January 1920.  Page 8. Proposed Hotel and Theatre Building

16 The Champaign News-Gazette.  Wednesday, 7 January 1920.  Page 10 Boosters Hear About Plans For New Hotel

17 The Champaign News-Gazette.  Wednesday, 7 January 1920.  Page 10 Boosters Hear About Plans For New Hotel

18 The Daily Illini.  Tuesday 6 January 1920.  Page 8. Proposed Hotel and Theatre Building

19 The Daily Illini.  Tuesday 6 January 1920.  Page 8. Proposed Hotel and Theatre Building

20 The Champaign News-Gazette.  Wednesday, 7 January 1920.  Page 10 Boosters Hear About Plans For New Hotel

Pyle revised his plans

1 The Champaign News-Gazette.  Sunday, 5 December 1920, page 1.  Pyle And Porter Purchase Site For New Theatre

2 Daily Illini.  5 December 1920, page 1.  Rialto Management Plans New Theatre

Construction Begins

1 The Champaign News-Gazette.  Friday, 15 April 1921, page 1.  Plans Submitted For New Theatre

2 Daily Illini.  Friday, 15 April 1921, page 1.  Plans For New Theatre Offered By Architects

3 Daily Illini.  Saturday, 30 April 1921. New Theatre Will Open Next Autumn

4 The Champaign News-Gazette.  Saturday, 30 April 1921, page 7.  Contract Let For Theatre; Cost $400,000

5 Urbana Daily Courier.  7 June 1921, page 4.  Neighbors Make Protest

6 Urbana Daily Courier.  Saturday, 30 July 1921, page 1.  Stoolman Buys Porter’s Share

7 Urbana Daily Courier.  Saturday, 30 July 1921, page 1.  Stoolman Buys Porter’s Share

8 Urbana Daily Courier.  Saturday, 30 July 1921, page 1.  Stoolman Buys Porter’s Share

9 The Champaign News-Gazette.  Thursday, 4 August 1921, page 8. All Contracts Are Let For New Theatre

10 The Champaign News-Gazette.  Thursday, 4 August 1921, page 8. All Contracts Are Let For New Theatre

11 The Champaign News-Gazette.  Thursday, 4 August 1921, page 8. All Contracts Are Let For New Theatre

12 The Champaign News-Gazette.  Thursday, 4 August 1921, page 8. All Contracts Are Let For New Theatre

13 The Champaign News-Gazette.  Friday, 26 August 1921, page 4.  Theatre Front Complete Soon