The Varsity Theatre’s staff Christmas photo, November 26, 1948. The theater was located at 143 North 13th Street. -- NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY / #RG2183.PH001948-001126

The Varsity Theatre’s staff Christmas photo, November 26, 1948. The theater was located at 143 North 13th Street.

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY / #RG2183.PH001948-001126

Lincoln Memories: Christmas at the Cinema

Don't miss your chance to save big on the perfect gift for any long-time Lincoln resident! The Journal Star's stunning new pictorial history book "Lincoln Memories: Volume II - The 1940s, 1950s and 1960s" ships soon but is still on pre-sale for just $29.95, $15 off the retail price.  

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Above we see the handsome staff of the Varsity Theatre wishing Lincoln residents a Happy Holidays. Below we see children braving the snow for ice cream sandwiches and a free Christmas showing at the Husker Theater. Movies advertised at the time include "My Dear Secretary" and "Jinx Money."

These classic 1940s photos are just two of the hundreds of beautiful, historic images found in the hardbound, heirloom-quality book. Preview more images here and here. Click "More info" below for additional details.

A group of children in front of the Husker Theater, located at 1444 O Street, on Christmas Eve, 1948. -- NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY / #RG2183.PH001948-001224

A group of children in front of the Husker Theater, located at 1444 O Street, on Christmas Eve, 1948.

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY / #RG2183.PH001948-001224

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