West End Theater

1831 Texas Avenue,
Shreveport, LA 71103

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The West End was on the main drag through Shreveport which was highway 79/80. It was in operation until the late 1950s when it closed.

Contributed by Billy Smith / Don Lewis

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DonLewis on November 23, 2008 at 12:58 pm

“In 1953 or 1954 there was a bank on Texas Avenue, just past Linwood Avenue about 2 blocks past the West End Theater. I was either 8 or 9 when my mother and I happened upon the aftermath of a bank robber having been shot and killed. A large crowd had gathered around, blood was running down the street and the robber had been covered over with newspapers.” ….Billy Smith

DonLewis on December 11, 2008 at 6:35 pm

A photo of the First National Bank in Shreveport referenced in the above comment. With thanks to mikerosebery’s flickr site.

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