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Theresa Barber Shop

Date: 1978-02-21 

Description: "Theresa Barber Shop. Jan Reuter carries on the business after the untimely death of her husband, Carl. Her customer is Eric Schaumberg."

Photograph

Theresa Barber Shop

Date: 1978-02 

Description: "Eric Schaumberg has his 'bangs' cut by barber, Jan Reuter."

Date: 1933-12-28 

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...

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.

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: 1932 

Description: Eddie bartending at The Mansion.

Date: 1874 ca.

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,...

Date: 1984-11-05 

Description: Barber Guy Marty poses in front of Dan's Hair Center, which has both Democrat and Republican posters in the windows.

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...

Photograph

Coonskin Haircut

Date: 1955 

Description: Composite photograph of a boy and his barber. The front view shows the boy holding a coonskin cap popularized at the time by the Davy Crockett television p...

Photograph

Men at Barber Shop

Date: 1940 

Description: Two men sit in chairs at an American Transporation Company barber shop while barbers clip and comb their hair.

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...

Photograph

Barber Shop

Date:  

Description: Three barbers stand in the barber shop at the Princess Martha Hotel in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Photograph

Barber Shop

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Interior of barber shop with barber and customer. Possibly Coloma, Wisconsin.

Date: 1971-06 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rube Guyett and George Mandle with banjos in the Guyett Barber Shop.

Historical Essay

Benjamin Butts (1853-1930)

One Man's Journey from Slavery to Madison Business Owner to State Assembly Staff Member

Learn about a freed slave's intriguing story as a barber serving Wisconsin's prominent politicians, and as a well-known, beloved face in the capital city.

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.

Date:  

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

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...

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