Shave It For Later

This month is No-Shave November, a month to raise awareness of cancer. While the men of the early days of Fremont County likely weren’t growing their beards to donate their monthly hair care expenses towards cancer awareness and prevention, that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate their impressive facial hair!

Rudd Beard

Anson Rudd, 60 years of age, photo taken by W.D. Chamberlain; Copyright Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center

Hardy Beard

Guy U. Hardy, ca. 1905; Copyright Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center

Weston Beard

Eugene Weston, photographer J.A. Smith, year unknown; Copyright Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center

Raper Beard

A.C. Raper, ca. 1900; Copyright Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center

Lamb Beard

Joseph M. Lamb, ca. 1900; Copyright Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center

Dodge Beard

Colonel Henry Dodge, ca. 1880; Copyright Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center

Impressive beard

Unidentified man, year unknown; Copyright Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center

The information presented in this article is compiled using research conducted by the Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center.

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