Women having their hair shorn at a delousing facility

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Title

Women having their hair shorn at a delousing facility

Description

This photograph presents one of the many delousing facilities in Łódź at the time of the First World War. Official policy required girls and women being treated at such facilities to have their heads shaved. Here we see this service rendered by a man in medical garb..

Source

The State Archives in Łódź

Date

1916

Identifier

PL_39_606_W-I 5-7

Tag

social welfare; healthcare; poverty

Collection

Citation

“Women having their hair shorn at a delousing facility,” Jewish Life in Interwar Łódź , accessed January 30, 2023, https://jewish-lodz.iu.edu/items/show/2005.