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Smith, Luella Rynerson, 1876-1948



  • Existence: 1876 - 1948


Luella "Lulu" Rynerson, great-grandmother of donor Mary Bywater Cross, was born in 1876 and lived in the Monticello, Iowa, area. She married John Campbell Smith in 1913. As a leader in rural women's organizations, she amassed a collection of resources for farm women published by the Home Extension program of Iowa State (now Iowa State University) and other agencies. Luella Smith died in 1948.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Luella Rynerson Smith papers

Identifier: IWA0861

Home extension course, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and other early twentieth century rural organization publications collected by an Iowa farm wife.

Dates: 1884-1989