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Hannah Phelps was a dressmaker in Greenfield, Massachusetts. She also sold fabrics and accessories such as hair combs, shawls and handkerchiefs. Dressmaking was an acceptable way for a woman to support herself, and was seen as a genteel profession.


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Hannah Phelps account book

author   Hannah Phelps
date   1825-1832
location   Greenfield, Massachusetts
width   6.75"
height   8.25"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Personal Documents/Account book
accession #   #L04.017

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