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#Schools -- Vocational

Written by Bill Kemp in

University School of Beauty Culture September 1939

Margarette Scott’s beauty school was located on the 400 block of North Main Street in downtown Bloomington. “We get personality training too, because we’ve got to please our customers,” one of the students said at the time of this photograph. “Most of the girls are 18 to 25 years old and high school graduates … Nearly half the girls come from farm homes.”

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Written by Bill Kemp in Historic Photos

Photo of the Week, 77: That's a Hair-raising Experience!

University School of Beauty Culture, located at 417 North Main Street in downtown Bloomington.

The University School of Beauty Culture had opened a year or two earlier before this photo feature, and would remain in business at the same location into the early 1980s. Today, the main tenant at 417 North Main Street is Schertz's MusiCenteR.

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