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Most of the settlers got their hair cut at home. If someone was good with scissors and had hand clippers, that person would set up a small barbershop in their home. Later, a barbershop might have opened on the main street of the town. At the barbershop men could get a shave, shampoo, and haircut. This was a popular meeting place for men.

A barber shop store front is shown with three men sitting in front of it.

Many men would cut their hair at home, but some would go to barber shops.

A mother and her three children are sitting down by their car to have supper in the field during harvest time.


Barbers need tools and hair supplies to cut hair including chairs for their clients to sit in.