From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Barbers (Louisville, KY)

Mention of the following African American barbers in Louisville, KY, can be found in The History of the United Brothers of Friendship and Sisters of the Mysterious Ten, by W. H. Gibson, Sr. : Washington Spradling, David Straws, Henry Cozzens, John Morris, Alexander Morris, Jr., Alexander Morris, Sr., Shelton Morris, Theodore Sterritt, Nathan B. Rogers, J. C. N. Fowles, and Austin Hubbard. There were at least 240 African American barbers listed in the 1900 U.S. Census, and 740 barbers including all races.

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References

Cited in this Entry

NKAA Entry: Gibson, William H., Sr.
NKAA Entry: Spradling, Washington, Sr.
NKAA Entry: Straws, David
NKAA Entry: The Morris Family
NKAA Source: History of the United Brothers of Friendship and Sisters of the Mysterious Ten, a Negro order organized August 1, 1861 in the city of Louisville, Ky

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Barbers (Louisville, KY),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed December 16, 2019, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/1523.

Last modified: 2019-09-24 19:28:06