I am not sure who any of these folks are, but it looks like they were having fun!
Shirlie took on all kinds of photo assignments. Conventions were one of her favorites -- well, not like the wrestlers were, but she loved to have fun and conventions gave her the opportunity to both have some fun and photograph people having fun.
|See anyone you know? Let me know, I would love to i.d. them.|
|These folks look like they got carried away with the makeovers!|
These shots are from the gathering of cosmetologists at Rickey's on the El Camino Real in Palo Alto back in 1961. The signs they are carrying read: San Jose Invites YOU in '61. Why a San Jose theme in Palo Alto? I don't know, except that San Jose was woefully short on great gathering places in the early 1960s.