Shine, Shave and Haircut

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3 images
Created by
Schwartz, Joe, American, 1913 - 2013
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 1/4 x 10 1/16 in. (33.7 x 25.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 x 10 9/16 in. (35.5 x 26.9 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Ralph Avenue, Ocean Hill, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1940s
Caption
Shine, Shave and Haircut - Next to Kingsboro Housing Project, Ralph Avenue, Ocean Hill, Brooklyn, New York, 1940's
Joe Schwartz, Folk Photography: Poems I've Never Written (2000), 48.
Description
A black-and-white photograph of the inside of an African American barbershop.
Topic
African American
Barbershops
Beauty salons (Beauty shops)
Hair
Labor
Men
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joe Schwartz and Family
Object number
2010.74.46
Restrictions & Rights
© Joe Schwartz
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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