Terri Shuck interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-05-28
Terri Shuck has been doing hair for thirty-two years. She talks about how she started and the role her customers play in her life. She discusses her organizing and timing strategies for doing chemical treatments on multiple customers. Shuck also talks about what it's like living in Appalachia and debunks a lot of the stereotypes and assumptions about hillbilly culture.
Recorded at The Upper Cut, Lewisburg, West Virginia, May 28, 2012.
Hairdresser and Beauty Shop Culture in America : Archie Green Fellows Project, 2012-2013 (AFC 2012/035: 00447) Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
To honor the memory of Archie Green (1917-2009), a fellowship program was established at the American Folklife Center in 2010. Archie Green Fellowships support new research in the contemporary culture and traditions of American workers.