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Photographs of the Starlite Drive-in in Green Bay, 1959

Images of the Starlite Drive-in Theater


The first drive-in movie theater in the country opened in Camden, New Jersey, in 1933, melding the automobile age with Hollywood fantasy. Drive-ins proved so popular that more than 5000 were operating by 1958. Although well past their peak in popularity, drive-ins can still be found in a number of places around Wisconsin. The Starlite Drive-in was located in Green Bay.

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Related Topics: The Progressive Era
Travel and Tourism
Creator: Green Bay Press Gazette
Pub Data: Green Bay Press Gazette. 23 July 1959. Wisconsin Historical Images.
Citation: Images of the Starlite Drive-in Theater. Green Bay Press Gazette (23 July 1959). Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1364; Visited on: 4/17/2014
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