http://gothampatterns.com/images/haireng64.jpg -- the gotham patterns site has lots of great information and sources for mid century hairstyles.
Could be adapted for CW stuffs.
1862. La Mode illustrée: journal de la famille. Styling and inserting a switch.
1863. Der Bazar: Illustrirte Damen-Zeitung. So THAT'S how to get those lovely crimped waves.
rare to see front and back of hair, see next picture
See how it looks like there is a small section in the very front drawn over the top of the braid? Do the join a bit loose, then turn the whole braid under, thus pulling the very front hair around the top of the braid?