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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0425
CATEGORY   Services, Personal
SUBCATEGORY   Barber shop
TITLE   Unidentified barber shop
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of a large unidentified barber shop located in Corpus Christi, Texas. Four barbers stand beside their customers seated in swivel chairs. Pictured are A. T. Ramey, the first barber, and Charles B. Gautier, the second barber. The wall behind the chairs is lined with a long mirror, a narrow shelf supporting various bottles of hair products, at least one sink, and a small cabinet. At the rear of the room, two African American shoe shiners stand between a shoeshine chair and a doorway marked "Showerbath." Note the slot machine on the rear wall and the spittoon on the floor beside the shoeshine chair.
PERSONAL NAME   Gautier, Charles B. (aacr2)
Ramey, A. T. (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Barbers. (lcsh)
Barbershops. (lctgm)
Consumers. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Shoe shiners. (lctgm)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)