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A "Temple Of Pleasure:" Missoula's Wilma Theatre, Elizabeth 'Libi' A. Sundermann Apr 2013

A "Temple Of Pleasure:" Missoula's Wilma Theatre, Elizabeth 'Libi' A. Sundermann

SIAS Faculty Publications

The Wilma Theatre in downtown Missoula, Montana, has provided the city and surrounding area with entertainment since 1921. W. A. "Billy" Simons, president of the Northwest Theatre Company, commissioned the building's construction in 1920, during the heyday of the movie palace. In addition to the well-appointed theatre, the building housed a café , an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a gymnasium, offices, and apartments.


The Architecture Of Control: Shaker Dwelling Houses And The Reform Movement In Early-Nineteenth-Century America, Julie Nicoletta Sep 2003

The Architecture Of Control: Shaker Dwelling Houses And The Reform Movement In Early-Nineteenth-Century America, Julie Nicoletta

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By comparing the development of Shaker dwelling houses with the Quaker-led reform of prisons and insane asylums during the Second Great Awakening, this article places Shaker architecture into a larger context of reform in early-nineteenth-century America. In it, I demonstrate how and why the Shakers incorporated ideas from the outside world and applied them to their own buildings as a means to shape and control behavior. An examination of specific structures and contemporary discourses on reform architecture reveals similarities between Shaker buildings and those of mainstream society. In all its villages, the sect reproduced architectural forms largely developed by Shaker ...


Review Of "Pennsylvania Architecture: The Historic American Buildings Survey, 1933-1900" By D.S. Burns And R.J. Webster With C.R. Stern, Julie Nicoletta Oct 2001

Review Of "Pennsylvania Architecture: The Historic American Buildings Survey, 1933-1900" By D.S. Burns And R.J. Webster With C.R. Stern, Julie Nicoletta

SIAS Faculty Publications

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The Gendering Of Order And Disorder: Mother Ann Lee And Shaker Architecture, Julie Nicoletta Jun 2001

The Gendering Of Order And Disorder: Mother Ann Lee And Shaker Architecture, Julie Nicoletta

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