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Palace Theater Lobby


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This is the ornate lobby of Fort Wayne’s Palace Theater. Notice the two spittoons on each side of the box office windows. For the uninitiated, a spittoon was where disgusting wads of chewing tobacco were expectorated by the public. Those were the good old days.

Photo courtesy of Harvey Cocks

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