1913A petition was presented to City Council that prevented theaters to open on Sunday, the Lord’s Day.Arts and Culture, Government and Public Service, Theater, City Government

Courtesy of Gloucester City Archives, 1913 City Documents, #32
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Theaters who wished to show movies on Sundays had to apply for a license to do so. In 1913, two theaters, the Olympia and Union Hill, applied and were given licenses, although a petition was created by members of the community.

Gloucester City Archives, 1913 City Documents, #32
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