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Many a good razor has been cast aside as useless...

At foot of the first page: “Sold by the proprietor, G. Packwood, 16, Gracechurch-street London.”
On the verso: “Vended in London by the following perfumers” and “Vended in the country by the following perfumers.”

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Pennsylvania "Gentleman's" Barber Shop Fined For Refusing To Cut Woman's Hair

It’s perfectly legal to advertise your establishment as a place where “gentlemen” might like to go, but one Pennsylvania barber shop found itself in hot shaving water when a woman claimed she was turned away for a haircut. 346 more words

UnCommon Barber Offers Fresh Perspective, Looks

by Kristen Hamilton

From afar, Ed Bankston looks like he’s all business.

He moves with a slow and deliberate precision that suggests an air of confidence. 2,478 more words


The evolution of the home-town barbershop

By Joanne Wyant

From sharp stones to squeezable hand-operated razors, to different styles of electric razors, to the various services offered, the unfolding of the barbershop brought changes for today’s customers. 1,410 more words


Happy Barbershop Music Appreciation Day!

That instantly recognizable close harmony, those dulcet ringing chords – barbershop quartet music is a centerpiece of American Music, and today we honor this genre with Barbershop Music Appreciation Day. 457 more words