The William Marvy Company of St. Paul: keeping barbershops classic

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The History Press,
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2015.
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The William Marvy Company's barber poles, encased swirls of red and blue above a rounded stainless-steel base, hang on street corners around the country. The company began creating the vibrant signposts in St. Paul three generations ago. Modern versions of the bloody rags used by surgeon-barbers in the Middle Ages, barber poles are well-known icons, but the Marvy family story is largely unknown. From his humble beginnings as the son of a Latvian "migr" carpenter through the growing pains of his namesake company, Marvy showed business acumen and innovation that culminated with his invention of a shatterproof barber pole, ensuring the company's continued success. From crew cuts and the Beatles up through today, barber poles have remained an easily recognized social constant.
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Grouping Title william marvy company of st paul keeping barbershops classic
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display_description "The William Marvy Company's barber poles, encased swirls of red and blue above a rounded stainless steel base, hang on street corners around the country. The company began creating the vibrant signposts in St. Paul three generations ago. Modern versions of the bloody rags used by surgeon-barbers in the Middle Ages, barber poles are well-known icons, but the Marvy family story is largely unknown. From his humble beginnings as the son of a Latvian émigré carpenter, through the growing pains of his namesake company, Mr. Marvy's business acumen and innovations, culminating with his invention of a shatterproof barber pole, ensured his company's continued success. From crew-cuts and the Beatles up through today, the barber poles have remained an easily recognized social constant."--Publisher's website.
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subject_facet BUSINESS & ECONOMICS, Barbers' supplies industry -- Minnesota -- Saint Paul -- History, Barbershops -- Equipment and supplies -- History, Corporate & Business History, Electronic books, Général, United States -- History -- State & Local -- Middle West, William Marvy Company -- History
title_display The William Marvy Company of St. Paul : keeping barbershops classic
title_full The William Marvy Company of St. Paul : keeping barbershops classic / Curt Brown ; foreword by Eric Dregni, The William Marvy Company of St. Paul : keeping barbershops classic [electronic resource] Brown, Curt, 1960-
title_short The William Marvy Company of St. Paul :
title_sub keeping barbershops classic
topic_facet BUSINESS & ECONOMICS, Barbers' supplies industry, Barbershops, Corporate & Business History, Electronic books, Equipment and supplies, Général, History, State & Local