Wess's Barbershop Popcorn Stand and Parade Float

Title

Wess's Barbershop Popcorn Stand and Parade Float

Description

Black and white image of a popcorn stand being pulled on a trailer behind a sedan, both advertising Wess's Barber Shop. Wess Hebron, the proprietor, stands at the rear of the trailer, and wears a white barber's shirt with a flat panama hat. A sign on the back of the trailer advertises 'Jolly Time Iowa Corn' and thanks the community for their support. Opened on SW Baseline in 1960 by proprietor Wess Hebron, Wess's Barber Shop was a familiar landmark for many years in Hillsboro. See WCMpic_013806, WCMpic_013808, WCMpic_013809, and WCMpic_013817 for other images of the exterior of this shop, and WCMpic_013811, WCMpic_013812, and WCMpic_013812 for views of the interior.

Date Created

circa 1960s-1970s

Medium

gelatin silver prints

Identifier

WCMpic_013813

Rights

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Collection