Bess Coleman
Photos Courtesy Sara E. Campbell

Bessie Coleman, milliner, 1884-1967
born, raised and lived her whole life on Brooklyn Avenue in Middlefield.

The hat shop was on Main Street.
Later it was inside of Ellsworth and Sill store.

I believe the school was in Fly Creek, sometime between 1901 and 1911.
Her contract for 1907-8 for District #5 in Middlefield paid $9 per week, payable monthly

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