• Ed Gaines

Freeman & Battle Barber Shop was the first black-owned barbershop in #Huntsville.


Opening day was in 1962. The late #WillieBattle was educated in the Madison County School system. He was the owner of Freeman & Battle Barber Shop, the oldest black owned barber shop in Huntsville. Willie had served the Huntsville community as a barber for 57 years. Willie was a member and the first African American to serve on the Madison County Barbers Examiners Board. #WillieB #BlackHistoryMonth

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