Grand Opening of Wess's Barbershop

Title

Grand Opening of Wess's Barbershop

Description

Black and white image showing a crowd gathered outside of a small barbershop with a popcorn stand and a surfeit of advertising and bunting flags. Several men in suits and a law enforcement officer stand to one side, while a small boy in full cowboy gear stands on the sidewalk staring at the camera. The crowd consists mostly of children, with a few other adults looking on. 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, and WCMpic_013809 for other images of the exterior of this shop, and WCMpic_013810, WCMpic_013811, and WCMpic_013812 for views of the interior.

Date Created

circa 1960

Medium

gelatin silver prints

Identifier

WCMpic_013817

Rights

Online access to this image is for research and educational purposes only. To inquire about permissions, order a reproduction, or for more information, please contact the Five Oaks Museum at Research@FiveOaksMuseum.org.

Collection