Story: Farmer and grower organisations

Bessie Spencer

Bessie Spencer

Bessie Spencer, the founder of the New Zealand Country Women’s Institute, demonstrates the art of spinning at a women’s group meeting about 1930.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
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Willie Smith and Steven Kelly, 'Farmer and grower organisations - Rural women', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 October 2022)

Story by Willie Smith and Steven Kelly, published 24 Nov 2008