PHOTO GALLERY: The Business of Black Haircare

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Through the 1910s and 1920s, Claude A. Barnett, founder of the Associated Negro Press news wire service, and several business partners established Kashmir Chemical Company to manufacture and sell specialty hair products to African Americans. (Image: Claude Barnett)

Through the 1910s and 1920s, Claude A. Barnett, founder of the Associated Negro Press news…