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Morris’ Beauty Salon

Ola Morris operated Morris’ Beauty Salon at 46 North Howard Street in Akron in the 1940s, according to both the 1940 Akron Negro Directory and the 1947 Green Book.

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Advertisement | Akron Negro Directory, 1940 | Source: Akron-Summit County Public Library

Green Book Details

Madam Morris Beauty Salon appears as “Morris” in the 1947 Green Book at 46 N. Howard St. in Akron under the category Beauty Parlors. It opened in 1939.


  • “A Grand Opening of Madam Morris’ Beauty Salon.” Call & Post. August 24, 1939.
  • Akron Negro Directory. Akron: A. Kingsberry, 1940.
46 N Howard St, Akron, OH

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