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Throwback: The old barbershop



This photo shows a typical barbershop in 1939. The barbershops were a social gathering place for men where they could discuss current events and gossip about their neighbors. This one in Bancroft shows barbers Charlie Baker in front, Charlie Fox, middle and Elwin O’Dell in back. The young man in the front chair is unknown but Fox was getting ready to shave Maurice Bernhard and O’Dell’s customer was John Haupert. Does this bring back memories?

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