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1913

- A modern image of the historic Lyric Theater in Miami’s Overtown neighborhood, c. Jan. 18, 2020 (Photograph by Carol Highsmith; Library of Congress)

1913

The 400-seat Lyric Theater opens in Miami’s Overtown neighborhood and serves as a source of pride for the area’s black community. The theater, built by developer Geder Walker, is the oldest theater in the city.

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