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Amateur barber at work, 1959

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: January 21, 2020

Gene Bane ©Stars and Stripes
Wiesbaden, West Germany, 1959: Parents taking part in a weekly Lindsey Air Station hair-cutting class watch as a fellow student works on a test subject. According to a Stars and Stripes report, professional German barbers were brought in to "initiate the parents into the unexpected intricacies of cropping boy's tops 'burr-style,' which means leaving a more or less uniform fuzz all over; and it's not as easy as it looks."

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