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Date:  date unknown

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...

Photograph

Barber Shop

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man (Sid?) sitting in a barber's chair is getting a shave while holding a fishing rod with a large cutout of a giant fish caught on the fishing line. On...

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.

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.

Photograph

Barber Shop

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Man posed standing in a barber shop. His barbershop tools and equipment are behind him on a shelf under the two mirrors, in a cabinet on the left, and on t...

Date:  

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

Photograph

Barber Shop

Date: 1907 ca.

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

Date: 1933-08-10 

Description: Barbers cut the hair of four children at The Capital Times Kiddie Camp with other barbers and children looking on.

Date: 1954-04 

Description: A barber is shaving a man in Moon's Barber Shop. The man sitting in the chair getting the shave is wearing hip waders. A large mirror is on the wall in the...

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...

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: 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...

Photograph

Just the Facts

Date: 1962 

Description: During a long strike by United Packinghouse Workers Local 156, the Teamsters union attempted to lure the strikers into their union. To combat that effort,...

Date: 1929-08-27 

Description: Students in the first class in Barber Science with instructor, Chester Feavel, pointing at an anatomy chart.

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: 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...

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...

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)

Date: 1960-10-16 

Description: Persons attending the 34th annual state convention of the Associated Master Barbers, held at the Madison Holiday Inn, 4402 East Washington Avenue, observe...

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