Our Colonial Comb Industry

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1950

GUSN

GUSN-169903

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Description

The combs of today are cheap, mass-produced pieces of hard plastic, but originally, combs were made by hand, and it was a slow process. Hazel Baker Clark takes a look at the evolution of the comb industry and its humble New England beginnings.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 352

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1950.041.142.003

Abstract

The combs of today are cheap, mass-produced pieces of hard plastic, but originally, combs were made by hand, and it was a slow process. Hazel Baker Clark takes a look at the evolution of the comb industry and its humble New England beginnings.

Date Notes

Volume 41, Number 142 (Fall, 1950)

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Record Details

Originator

Hazel Baker Clark (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1950). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England