Historical Images Collection 

These photographs dating back to the original opening of the theater, capture, document and preserve the historical presence and majesty that the Howard Theatre has come to represent over
the past 100 years


Howard Theatre in 1910 with a portrait of Original Founder, Andrew Thomas

Captured in 1935 this a View of 7th Street

Captured in 1946 of Duke Ellington

Captured in 1936 of the Original stage of the Howard Theatre

Performance of a Midsummer Night Dream by the Howard Players

Captured in 1922 of The Howard Players, One of Fist Black Shakespeare Groups in Washington, DC

Captured in 1936 of the Newsboys outside of the Howard Theatre