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Barber Shop

Date:  date unknown

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

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:  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:  date unknown

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

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: 1929-08-27 

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

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 Shop

Date: 1907 ca.

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

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.

Photograph

College Barber Shop

Date: 2014-09-08 

Description: The last week of business at the College Barber Shop. The owner Larry Cobb is cutting employee Don Fine's hair.

Date: 1968-05-10 

Description: Sid has titled this imaginative drawing: "Today and Tomorrow — The Fisherman's Myth Never Flounders.: His caption reads: "Today it's a dream in a barber sh...

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...

Photograph

Beauty College

Date:  

Description: A hairdresser is standing behind a customer, who reacts to her new hairdo.

Date: 1930-03 

Description: Two barbers standing and posing on the sidewalk in front of the James J. Brandmeyer Barber Shop at 404 W. Lakeside Street. A sign in the window advertises...

Photograph

Barber Cutting Hair

Date: 1945-05-08 

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

Date: 1954-04 

Description: Barber shaving the head of a man in Moon's Barber Shop. The man getting shaved is holding a cigarette and is wearing hip waders rolled down over his knees....

Photograph

College Barber Shop

Date: 2014-09-08 

Description: The last week of business at the College Barber Shop. The owner Larry Cobb is cutting employee Don Fine's hair.

Photograph

College Barber Shop

Date: 2014-09-08 

Description: The last week of business at the College Barber Shop. The owner Larry Cobb is cutting employee Don Fine's hair. In the background is a female stylist.

Date: 1934-09-20 

Description: Mr. Dallas Moser, vocational school instructor, points to a customer's hair while students from his barber class look on.

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Hairstylist

Date:  date unknown

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

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