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Series II. Theater Operations, 1934-1951

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains employee payroll records and materials, newspaper clippings, tax information, bank books, candy sales reports, invoices and receipts, inspection certificates and licenses, materials related to the sale of war bonds and stamps at the theater, insurance information, and materials related to the Variety Club of Pittsburgh. The invoices and receipts are arranged in alphabetical order by name of company. Next is a small group of reports that show how much candy was sold on a weekly and monthly basis. Next is a series of bills, invoices, and purchase orders that are in an alphabetical arrangement by subject. They illustrate all of the expenses and maintenance necessary to keep the Fulton operating. In box 20 are examples of different types of 3-D glasses used for films at the Fulton. Also in box 20 are several unidentified photographic printing plates that may be images of managers of the Fulton and other Shea chain theaters. Managers of the Fulton and other theatres were members of the Pittsburgh Variety Club; box 20 contains account statements, correspondence, invoices, membership applications and lists dating between 1943 and 1948.


Box 8
Folder 1-11 Payroll information, 1941-1946

Box 9
Folder 1-8 Payroll information, 1946-1951

Box 10
Folder 1 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Labor and Industry
Folder 2 Employee certificates, 1944-1949
Folder 3 Employer's tax returns, 1942-1944
Folder 4 Employment of minors, 1943
Folder 5 Federal taxes, 1940-1949
Folder 6 Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh, 1945
Folder 7 Mercantile tax, 1948-1949
Folder 8 National War Labor Board, 1943-1944
Folder 9 Newspaper clippings, no date-1950
Folder 10 Payroll remittance vouchers
Folder 11 Payroll stubs and envelopes
Folder 12 Per capita tax returns, 1948
Folder 13 School tax, 1949
Folder 14-15 State Unemployment information, 1937-1951
Folder 16 Taxable wages forms
Folder 17 Timecards
Folder 18 Withholding and Victory tax, 1943
Folder 19 Withholding tax, 1945-1949

Box 11
Item 1 Bank books, 1934-1945
Item 2 Weekly record of bills,1943-1946, 1962-1963
Item 3 Deposit slips

Box 12
Folder 1 Monthly concession reports, 1940-1948
Folder 3-5 Weekly candy stand reports, 1941-1946

Box 13
Folder 1 American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers
Folder 2 Advertising
Folder 3 Art and art supplies
Folder 4 Automobile repair
Folder 5 Bill posting
Folder 6 Building / Construction
Folder 7 Building materials
Folder 08-09 Candy
Folder 10 Cleaning supplies
Folder 11 Concessions

Box 14
Folder 1 Department stores
Folder 2 Donations and Gratuities
Folder 3 Electric and Lighting supplies
Folder 4 Electrical work
Folder 5 Engraving
Folder 6 Exterminator
Folder 7 Fire safety
Folder 8 Flowers
Folder 9 Hotels
Folder 10 Gun club
Folder 11 Janitor's supplies
Folder 12 Journal subscriptions
Folder 13 Laundry and Tailoring
Folder 14 Legal representation
Folder 15 Lumber
Folder 16 Message service and Telegrams
Folder 17 Moving and Hauling
Folder 18 Newspaper advertising
Folder 19 Pittsburgh Post Gazette advertising
Folder 20 Pittsburgh Press advertising

Box 15
Folder 1 This Week in Pittsburgh advertising
Folder 2 Office supplies and furniture
Folder 3 Painting
Folder 4 Phipps Properties-- electric, water, steam bills
Folder 5 Photography
Folder 6 Plumbing
Folder 7 Printing
Folder 8 Projector
Folder 9 Radio advertising
Folder 10 Refrigeration
Folder 11 Security system
Folder 12 Services rendered and miscellaneous
Folder 13 Sign and display work
Folder 14 Sound equipment
Folder 15 Telephone
Folder 16 Theatre Managers Association of Pittsburgh
Folder 17 Tickets
Folder 18 Typewriters
Folder 19 Uniforms
Folder 20 Upholstery
Folder 21 Valances

Box 16
Folder 1-9 Manager's expense account, 1941-1949

Box 17
Folder 1 City of Pittsburgh license receipts
Folder 2 Department of Public Safety correspondence
Folder 3 Department of Public Safety licenses
Folder 4 Health Inspection certificates
Folder 5 Other inspection certificates
Folder 6 Pennsylvania Board of Censors
Folder 7 Sign Maintenance and Inspection Certificates

Box 18
Folder 1 War bond information and account statements
Folder 2-5 War bond receipts, 1942-1945
Folder 6 War stamps

Box 19
Folder 1 Employee insurance files, 1930-1948
Folder 2 Hospital Service Association, 1941-1949
Folder 3 Insurance accident reports, 1937-1950
Folder 4 London Guarantee and Accident Company Ltd., 1939
Folder 5 M.J. Callahan Insurance, 1941-1949
Folder 6 Massachusetts Bonding and Insurance Company, 1941
Folder 7 Metropolitan Insurance, 1947-1949
Folder 8 Traveler's Insurance Company, 1945-1949

Box 20
Folder 1 3-D glasses
Folder 2 Movie Theater related journals
Folder 3 Photographic printing plates
Folder 4-12 Variety Club materials, 1943-1948