The Transylvania Times -

By Marcy Thompson
Picturing The Past 

Beauty Shops Focused On More Than Hair


Last updated 3/6/2017 at 7:23pm

Anne's Beauty Bar on East Jordan Street operated in the 1940s.

Last week's Picturing the Past mentioned that Smith's Barber Shop also had a women's department. According to Smith's obituary, Dock Ramsey's wife managed that part of the shop and did the first hair bobbing in Brevard, clipping tresses in the style made popular by Irene Castle."

Holland Talley also operated a women's beauty parlor in conjunction with his barber shop for several years in the 1950s.

Lodema Robertson operated a beauty parlor on W. Jordan St. in Brevard in the 1930s. Originally known as the Nobby Shoppe Beauty Parlor, the name changed to Harper Method Beauty Shop in May...

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