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Tyler in Smith County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Arthur “Dooley” Wilson

1886 - 1953

 

—Tyler Honors · Half Mile of History —

 
Arthur "Dooley" Wilson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
1. Arthur "Dooley" Wilson Marker
Inscription. African-American actor appearing in over 20 films. Cast as pianist, Sam in Casablanca performing "As Time Goes By."
 
Erected by Main Street Tyler Texas.
 
Location. 32° 21.042′ N, 95° 18.021′ W. Marker is in Tyler, Texas, in Smith County. Marker can be reached from East Erwin Street near South Broadway Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Part of the Tyler Half Mile of History Heritage Trail. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 East Erwin Street, Tyler TX 75702, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Smith County as a 19th Century Legal Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Smith County C.S.A. / Tyler-Smith County C.S.A. Men and Units (within shouting distance of this marker); Tyler Civic Theatre Center (within shouting distance of this marker); The First County Agricultural Extension Agent (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Senator Thomas Glover Pollard (about 300 feet away); City of Tyler (about 400 feet away); Gov. Richard B. Hubbard (about 400 feet away); Henry Miller Morgan (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tyler.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Dooley Wilson.
As Fat Joe in the Federal Theatre Project - Eugene O'Neill's The Long Voyage Home. image. Click for full size.
By Public domain (WPA)
2. As Fat Joe in the Federal Theatre Project - Eugene O'Neill's The Long Voyage Home.
(Submitted on December 24, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, Music
 
Arthur "Dooley" Wilson Marker (4th one down, in front of theater) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
3. Arthur "Dooley" Wilson Marker (4th one down, in front of theater)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 24, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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