|Throughout the room are examples of "in-home" clothing decoration and production. Making clothes by hand was common and some of the examples in the room show the creative flair of the seamstress. The walls are covered with interesting portraits and illustrations.
Beauty, Creativity... and Power, too? As one of our leading political citizens, a special alcove is dedicated to Rhoda Fox Graves. Her desk, personal photographs, and some of her attire are displayed.
Rhoda Fox Graves was the first woman elected to the New York State Senate, just five years after women got the right to vote in the United States.