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The new and the old...Cricket Record Broken

The new and the old...Cricket Record Broken

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Russell
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1937
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Port Kembla tried hard, but were easily beaten by Gladstone

Port Kembla tried hard, but were easily beaten by Gladstone

Ruby Lee collection
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Gladstone, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Women's cricket - Gladstone v Mt Kembla

Women's cricket - Gladstone v Mt Kembla

Ruby Lee collection
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Gladstone, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Drawing of Ruby Monaghan and Hazel Pritchard

Drawing of Ruby Monaghan and Hazel Pritchard

Ruby Lee collection
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Drawings
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Womens' cricketing team lined up one behind the other on stairs

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Ruby Lee collection
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Newspaper clipping titled 'City v. Country / Combined Teams Chosen'

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Essie Shevill
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Photograph of women playing softball

Photograph of women playing softball

Ruby Lee collection
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Invitation to meet the English Women's Cricket Association Touring Team, 12 December 1934

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Ruby Lee collection
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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Young Ruby Monaghan, 13 years old

Young Ruby Monaghan, 13 years old

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Women's matches - City v Country

Women's matches - City v Country

Ruby Lee collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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The Australian Eleven

The Australian Eleven

Ruby Lee collection
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Girls' cricket teams for Saturday match

Girls' cricket teams for Saturday match

Ruby Lee collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Women wicket keeper in a game of cricket

Women wicket keeper in a game of cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Newspaper clipping titled 'Women's Cricket / Country Week Matches'

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Women cricketers - Captain's view

Women cricketers - Captain's view

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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England, United Kingdom
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Ms Betty Archdale
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Photograph of Ruby Monaghan playing cricket

Photograph of Ruby Monaghan playing cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Photograph of women playing softball

Photograph of women playing softball

Ruby Lee collection
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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'One to the Fence'

Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'One to the Fence'

Ruby Lee collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1932
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Women's cricket - Gladstone v Bellambi

Women's cricket - Gladstone v Bellambi

Ruby Lee collection
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Women's cricket - Illawarra v Goulburn

Women's cricket - Illawarra v Goulburn

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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MISSED - Bowler Flaherty - STATE TEAM - Women's Cricket

MISSED - Bowler Flaherty - STATE TEAM - Women's Cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Waratah v Gladstone

Waratah v Gladstone

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Illawarra Leagues Club souvenir program

Illawarra Leagues Club souvenir program

Ruby Lee collection
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Waller and Johnston
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1960
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To NSW - Victory for women cricketers

To NSW - Victory for women cricketers

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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The players clearly showed their aptitude for cricket

The players clearly showed their aptitude for cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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England
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Mrs F Blade and Miss R Shevill at SCG

Mrs F Blade and Miss R Shevill at SCG

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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Photograph of five women seated at a table

Photograph of five women seated at a table

Ruby Lee collection
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Women's cricket team

Women's cricket team

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Handwritten note

Handwritten note

Ruby Lee collection
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Photograph of athletics team

Photograph of athletics team

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Photograph of Illawarra sportswomen

Photograph of Illawarra sportswomen

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Sepia photograph of a large group of women, both seated and standing

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Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Female wicket keeper in a game of women's cricket

Female wicket keeper in a game of women's cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Newspaper clipping titled 'Soccer girls give veterans a rush'

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Warrawong, New South Wales, Australia
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All Australian honours

All Australian honours

Ruby Lee collection
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Handwritten note

Handwritten note

Ruby Lee collection
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Peggy Howard
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Partial clipping with results, Gladstone v Mt Kembla

Partial clipping with results, Gladstone v Mt Kembla

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Country Cousins Win,  Metropolis Misses Downed in Two Big Cricket Contests

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Miss Margaret Peden

Miss Margaret Peden

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Peden
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1929
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Grade competitions

Grade competitions

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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MIss Ruby Monaghan, selected to represent Australia

MIss Ruby Monaghan, selected to represent Australia

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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New South Wales Women's Cricket Association player's pass, 1934

New South Wales Women's Cricket Association player's pass, 1...

Ruby Lee collection
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Passes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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Diminutive Blonde Cricket Star

Diminutive Blonde Cricket Star

Ruby Lee collection
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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Certificate of thanks to Ruby Lee for donating $1 to the Australian Olympic Team, 1984

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Ruby Lee collection
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Certificates of appreciation
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Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1984
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Ladies cricket - Gladsone v Corrimal

Ladies cricket - Gladsone v Corrimal

Ruby Lee collection
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Corrimal, New South Wales, Australia
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Article about Ruby Lee

Article about Ruby Lee

Ruby Lee collection
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Country cricketers have improved

Country cricketers have improved

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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New South Wales, Australia
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Girls' cricket - Country teams' gala

Girls' cricket - Country teams' gala

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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New South Wales Women's Cricket Association
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Photograph of four women wearing sports jackets

Photograph of four women wearing sports jackets

Ruby Lee collection
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Miss Ruby Monaghan...has received her blazer

Miss Ruby Monaghan...has received her blazer

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'And she deserved it!'

Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'And she deserved it!'

Ruby Lee collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Nine of the Illawarra girl cricketers

Nine of the Illawarra girl cricketers

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Monaghans Set Pace

Monaghans Set Pace

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1907
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Good bowling - women play cricket

Good bowling - women play cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Port Kembla, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Miss E Snowball

Miss E Snowball

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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The Illawarra combined cricket team

The Illawarra combined cricket team

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mercia Mason
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Astonishing - finish fit for the Gods!

Astonishing - finish fit for the Gods!

Ruby Lee collection
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England
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Charles 'Charlie' G. Macartney
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Photograph of women playing softball

Photograph of women playing softball

Ruby Lee collection
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Photograph of Ruby Monaghan in cricket attire

Photograph of Ruby Monaghan in cricket attire

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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English and NSW women cricketers having afternoon tea at the SCG

English and NSW women cricketers having afternoon tea at the...

Ruby Lee collection
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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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