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Ella and Katherine O'Donnell owned this hair dressers shop. One of the sisters is leaning against a small table, displaying a hairpiece to a gentleman, possibly one of the photographers, who is seated in a chair facing a mirror. Visible in the rear of the room are a hair-drying fan facing an empty chair, and a small sink. White privacy screens may be seen on the other side of the room. In the foreground of the photograph is a glass display case filled with women's decorative hair combs, barrettes and bottles of hair products. William J. Klauer Collection, Center for Dubuque History, Loras College
O'DONNELL SISTERS. The 1915 Dubuque City Directory through the 1923 Dubuque City Directory listed the 1072 Main as the address.