The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 95, July 1991 - April, 1992 Page: 74
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Southwestern Hzstorzcal Quarterly
Opposite page: The Barber Shop by Edgar Dorsey Taylor, 1944. Black Conte
crayon on paper, 9 x 13' inches. aylor (1904-1978), a teacher of art at the
University of Texas in 1944, spent many afternoons exploring and drawing
Austin's varied neighborhoods. The result was his "Austin Series" of over a
hundred drawings. He was particularly attracted to East Austin where he
sketched numerous scenes of black community life. This image of a black bar-
bershop comes from the days when John W. Hargis, the focus of an article in
this issue, was growing up in East Austin. Courtesy the Smith Collection, Barkei
Texas Hzstory Center, Unzverszty oJ Texas at Austm.
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