Saturday, February 18, 2017

No Shipman or Monkee Was He

Detroit Free Press, January 20, 1937
Even the barbers of Eloise died tragically. Davey Jones, 10 years a cutter of hair at Eloise, passed away in a shack at Annapolis and Middlebelt Roads in January of 1937. His trusty tools of the trade lay beside him in his barber bag.

One can assume from this short blurb and the trick haircut post that Eloise neither paid their barbers very well nor did they hire particularly stable individuals to perform the task. We can also surmise that Jones likely had a drinking problem which contributed to his living conditions. Then again, this was during the depression so perhaps he couldn't a place to live and succumbed to the cold in a shack. 

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