Gallery view

1980

Nelson Major at work

Nelson P. Major of the University barbershop works at trimming a customer's hair. Mr. Major was the third generation in a family of barbers and began working at Massachusetts State College in 1933, continuing until his retirement in 1984. "Nelson Major, UMass barber" handwritten on back.

University Photograph Collection

1959 July 6

Sheahan, Jack

Nelson Major at work

Nelson P. Major of the University barbershop works at trimming a customer's hair. A typewritten note accompanying the photograph reads: "Nelson Major (third generation of barbers; came to University of Massachusetts at age of 19 in 1933) shown in Scalp Shop of Student Union giving a haircut to Harding Stuart [sic], graduate student from Greenfield." "Jul. 6, 1959" and ... more

University Photograph Collection

1980

Nelson Major at work

Nelson P. Major of the University barbershop works at trimming a customer's hair. Mr. Major was the third generation in a family of barbers and began working at Massachusetts State College in 1933, continuing until his retirement in 1984. "Nelson Major, UMASS barber in the C.C. since '33" handwritten on back.

University Photograph Collection