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Photograph

Hairstylist

Date:  date unknown

Description: A hairstylist applies haircolor to a woman's hair.

Photograph

Goold's Barber Shop

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two barbers: Elmer Lee (left) and William Goold (right), stand beside their barber's chairs while an unknown male patron sits in one of the chairs. Reflect...

Date: 1971-06 

Description: Barber Mike Godsell sits back and relaxes in his shop.

Date: 1952-07-03 

Description: Emelius A. Sorenson, a partner in the Sorenson and Gruenberg Barber Shop at 854 Williamson Street, uses a chair that attaches to the barber chair. He says...

Date:  

Description: Portrait of male barber, Ken Garves, posing behind his barber chair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Union Station Barber Shop with a number of men seated in chairs with barbers standing behind them. Plants and light fixtures are suspe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of a barber shop with barber chairs with men seated on the right side and empty chairs for waiting customers on the left.

Historical Essay

1930s Permanent Wave Machine

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Frederics permanent wave machine used in Crisella's Beauty Shop in Blanchardville, Wisconsin, late 1930s. (Museum object #1986.79.2)

Photograph

Barber Shop

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three barbers stand in the barber shop at the Princess Martha Hotel.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: George Miller, a local barber, poses sitting in a Studebaker parked on a lawn. In the background are trees and a house.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: View of a barber in the West Village taking a nap on the fully reclined shop chair, seen through the shop's front window from the street.

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

Date: 1932 

Description: Eddie bartending at The Mansion.

Photograph

Charles J. Allen

Date: 1945-12-27 

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 stor...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A barber glances at the camera as he clips hair from a customer. The customer is reflected in a mirror in the background.

Date: 1937-06-18 

Description: C.E. Jacquier, branch manager and defeated team captain of a tractor sales contest, is held by C.P. Wells, assistant branch manager, while a barber shaves...

Date: 1957-03-29 

Description: Don Bates, Oregon hair stylist, demonstrates new and individual hair styles on members of St. Anne's Society of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Mrs. Charl...

Date: 1895 ca.

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

Date: 1956-03-12 

Description: Barber Clarence (Hap) Lang discusses basketball with customer Joe Bernhard while Nick Truckenbrodt, Herman Bings, Jerry Lochner, Ray Lueth, and Syl Fasking...

Photograph

Barber Cutting Hair

Date: 1945-05-08 

Description: Barber giving haircut to a man reading a newspaper announcing Allied Forces victory in Europe.

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