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Cumberland business women, 1899

Hodell, Sutton, Sanders, Cooper, McCormick Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


The following business ads, placed by women, appeared in an 1899 publication entitled, Cumberland, Its Industries and Its Men

-       Mrs. A.M. Hodell, 54 Baltimore Street, millinery and manufacturer of hair goods such as wigs, toupets, bangs, switches, doll wigs, and ornaments.
-       The Maryland House, on Queen City Pavement, is one of the most home-like, pleasant, and well-kept stopping places in Cumberland. Conveniently located, a table abundantly laden, and beds that are soft and clean. Your landlord, Mrs. Sutton.
-       Mrs. Margaret Sanders, Cumberland’s leading and most prominent dressmaker and teacher of dressmaking – 104 Bedford Street.
-       Mrs. Jennie Cooper, Cumberland’s sole agent for the Standard Silverware Company of Boston – whose goods are of superior quality – 36 Polk Street.
-       The McCormick House, a large new modern hotel at 107 Virginia Avenue – owned and operated by Mrs. McCormick, a kind and accommodating landlady who offers rates of $1.00 per day, and 25 cents per meal.


Text - Sam Griffin, The Independent

The Independent industrial and historical edition : Cumberland, its industries and its men : supplement to The Independent, prepared by Sam Griffin, published Cumberland, Md. : Independent Pub. Co., 1899.


Collection Location:
Frostburg State University Library

Allegany County (Md.)--Biography; Allegany County (Md.)--Women.

Allegany County, (Md.)

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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