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Lyman H. Howe (1856-1923)
From headquarters in Wilkes-Barre, Howe's six touring shows introduced motion pictures to rural Americans. Pioneer exhibitor of "high class" film programs with coordinated sound. Filmed world & local events, including Pres. Theodore Roosevelt's visit here in 1905.

Website: https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=18599

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Related locations

PA, Luzerne Co, Wilkes-Barre

Related people

Lyman Harold Howe

Posted By: Ray Gurganus

Updated: 8-19-2020