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Beauty culture

Collection Data

Collection depicts African Americans in barber shops and beauty salons and also shows beauticians, beauty products and beauty contestants.
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1930 - 1989 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Beauty culture
Beauty culture -- United States
Content: Collection contains work by Dummett, Cecil Layne, Nichols and Austin Hansen, among others.
Content: Some photographs bear photographer's or photography studio's handstamp on verso; some items bear handwritten or typwritten captions on verso. Some items bear cropping marks. One item is a composite photograph bearing three images.
Physical Description
Extent: 111 items (.2 cubic ft., 1 box)
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16315058
Barcode: 33433076187743
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 38cf21c0-c621-012f-0f23-58d385a7bc34
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