Cute little space-saving drawers on the side of Mrs. Mary Theresa Mehegan Hill's fireplace in the James J. Curiously, I asked why some of the compartments were open and was told that it was to deter curious people from opening them.
Modern photo of the Seamstress's Room looking south. Dressmaker Emma Holmqvist and assistant seamstress Tillie Issacson were among the women who would work on the Hill family clothes. The door leads to an interconnecting Sewing Room.