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Barbering (series), circa 1750-1940

view Barbering (series), circa 1750-1940 digital asset number 1
Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
.3 cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Postcards
Advertisements
Books
Business cards
Catalogs
Clippings
Correspondence
Lithographs
Order forms
Pamphlets
Periodicals
Photographs
Date:
1750
1940
circa 1750-1940
Summary:
Primarily printed advertisements, correspondence, catalogs, postcards, business cards, premiums, clippings, pamphlets, periodicals, order forms, books, packages, and recipes; from some 55 manufacturers and distributors of barbering supplies and from labor unions for barbers. Barbering supplies include furniture, shaving mugs, shaving cream, razors, strops, hair brushes, combs, hair preparations, clippers, shears, coats, towels, face lotions, talcum powders, barber shop signs, coat and hat racks, mirrors, and even bathtubs and water tanks. Also photographs of barbers, lithographs of hair grooming establishments, patents and import/export documents. The bulk of the material dates from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Cite as:
Barbering, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box #, folder ##, digital file ###
Topic:
Barbering
Barbers
Barbershops
Barbershops--Equipment and supplies
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
Barbering (Vertical Ephemera Series), Warshaw Collection of Business of Ameircana 1750-1940
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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