Pine Mountain Settlement School Series 09: Biography – Staff/Personnel RUTH B. GAINES Ruth B. Gaines: Housemother (Laurel House I), Dietitian, Creator of Laurel House Garden, 1914-1932 Developed the first grounds plan for PMSS  It is hardly a surprise that the name of Ruth B. Gaines appeared so often in Pine Mountain correspondence written during the School’s first eighteen years. That she … Continue reading RUTH B. GAINES