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Barber Shop

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Description: Three barbers stand in the barber shop at the Princess Martha Hotel.
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Mr. Moser's Barber Class

Date: September 20 1934
Description: Mr. Dallas Moser, vocational school instructor, pointing to a customer's hair while students from his barber class are looking on.
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Kretlow's Barbershop

Date: December 28 1933
Description: Interior view of Kretlow's Barbershop, 109 W. Mifflin Street, with three barbers: left, "Duke" Ahern, center, Burt Bruce, and owner Ray Kretlow, standing n...
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Barbers at Kiddie Camp

Date: August 10 1933
Description: Barbers cutting the hair of four children at The Capital Times Kiddie Camp, with other barbers and children looking on.
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Barber at Bombed Barbershop

Date: November 09 1932
Description: Barber, Roland Thistle at his bombed barbershop, 707 University Avenue.
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Barbers at YWCA Kiddie Camp

Date: August 10 1931
Description: Eight barbers (S.R. Ashby, E.A. Sorenson, Louis H. Topp, Melvin Byom, Earl G. Carver, Melvin H. Randall, Joseph Fedele, and Claude E. Dyer) cutting hair of...
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Barber Science Class

Date: August 27 1929
Description: Students in the first class in Barber Science with instructor, Chester Feavel, pointing at an anatomy chart.
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Schenk's Corners

Date: January 23 1928
Description: Schenk's Corners, with the Security State Bank, located at Atwood Avenue and Winnebago Street. On the right hand side of the view is Hausmann Fuel Company,...
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Relaxing in the Barber Chair

Date: June 1971
Description: Barber Mike Godsell sitting back and relaxing in his shop.
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Interior Barber Shop

Date: 1874
Description: A highly decorated barber shop interior, possibly Wellman's, with a view of chairs, mirrors and a glass display case with cigars. In the back of the shop i...
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Wellman's Barber Shop

Date: 1874
Description: A highly decorated barber shop interior, possibly Wellman's, with three barbers and three customers. Two men are about to get shaves. A glass display case,...
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Portrait of Mr. Hendricks

Date: 1895
Description: A studio portrait of Mr. William W. Hendricks, a Black River Falls barber, dressed in his best, posing in front of a painted backdrop.
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Black River Falls Barbershop

Date: 1895
Description: The interior of a barbershop with customers in chairs and barbers at work. Numerous mirrors, pictures, and lamps are hanging from the walls and ceiling.
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Interior of Barbershop

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Description: Barber shop with customers and shaving mug rack. African American man is probably Frank Lyons.
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Barber Cutting Hair

Date: May 08 1945
Description: Barber giving haircut to a man reading a newspaper announcing Allied Forces victory in Europe.
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Charles J. Allen

Date: December 27 1945
Description: Portrait of Charles J. Allen, president of the Madison Bowling Association. Mr. Allen was a barber by trade and a co-partner in a radio and appliance store...
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The Shivers Family

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Description: The Shivers family poses in front of the family barbershop. From left to right are Claude Shivers, Rebecca Ann Shivers, Nettie Shivers, unknown, Ashley Shi...
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Barber Shop

Date: 1907
Description: Interior of barber shop with barber and customer. Possibly Coloma, Wisconsin.
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Dan's Hair Center with Political Posters

Date: November 05 1984
Description: Barber Guy Marty poses in front of Dan's Hair Center, which has both Democrat and Republican posters in the windows.
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Portrait of H.F. "Frank" Lyons

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Description: A studio portrait of a well-dressed, African-American man, identified as H.F. "Frank" Lyons. He is wearing a suit jacket, vest, and necktie. Lyons was the...

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