Discover the rise and fall of “the Movies! 1 & 2,” a pioneering franchise that brought family films to strip malls. From one-button operations to the best popcorn in town, join us on this celluloid journey
Wichita’s Crest Theatre showcased hand painted murals depicting the city’s past and present. Its demolition in 1997, made the Crest an iconic symbol of Wichita’s former cinematic grandeur.
Created to help with other overcrowded schools, Pleasant Valley still welcomes kids to class.
A brief history of the Fox Garvey Theater.
A brief history of the Mall Cinema.
A brief history of Wichita’s Uptown Theater.
A brief look at the history of Wichita’s Orpheum Theater.
Once a cinematic destination, The Boulevard, now stands as a silent witness to its own storied history.
Journey back to 1974 through the faded pages of the Wichita Eagle. Explore a world of forgotten stories and uncover the movie ads of yesteryear. Amidst political changes and societal shifts, the magic of the cinema takes center stage. Discover the untold narratives that echo through time, waiting to be revived and cherished once more.
Discover the incredible journey of Sol Butler, a trailblazing athlete who defied discrimination to become a champion in football, track and field, and baseball.