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Nine of the Illawarra girl cricketers

Nine of the Illawarra girl cricketers

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Photograph of women cricketers playing cricket

Photograph of women cricketers playing 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 'Metropolitan 1. - First Innings'

Newspaper clipping titled 'Metropolitan 1. - First Innings'

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Essie Shevill
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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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Photograph of Ron Grover ready to bat in a cricket net

Photograph of Ron Grover ready to bat in a cricket net

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Photograph of women playing softball

Photograph of women playing softball

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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The Girl Bradman

The Girl Bradman

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Gordon Stanton
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Illawarra - results of first innings

Illawarra - results of first innings

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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Partial clipping with results, Gladstone v Mt Kembla

Partial clipping with results, Gladstone v Mt Kembla

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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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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Newspaper article about Ruby Lee

Newspaper article about Ruby Lee

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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Newspaper clipping for a cricket match titled 'Metropolitan II v. Country II at University-Square'

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Photograph of Miss Hazel Pritchard, NSW vs England

Photograph of Miss Hazel Pritchard, NSW vs England

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Sporting cricket thrilled SCC crowd - Hide sparkled

Sporting cricket thrilled SCC crowd - Hide sparkled

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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George Thatcher
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Country woman bat chosen

Country woman bat chosen

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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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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Girls from Queensland

Girls from Queensland

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Queensland, Australia
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Cartoon titled 'Eject Eject'.

Cartoon titled 'Eject Eject'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Vincent 'Vince' O'Farrell
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2001
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Album containing photographs and newspaper clippings relating to women's cricket between 1932 and 1934

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Ruby Lee collection
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Korea
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1960
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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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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Woman cricketer posed in a batting position

Woman cricketer posed in a batting position

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Ruby Monaghan - girl champion unrecognised?

Ruby Monaghan - girl champion unrecognised?

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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Handwritten note about friendship

Handwritten note about friendship

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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1952
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When England defeated NSW

When England defeated NSW

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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1932
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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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Navy blue IDWVA (Illawarra District Women's Vigoro Assocation) cloth patch with embroidered emblem

Navy blue IDWVA (Illawarra District Women's Vigoro Assocatio...

Ruby Lee collection
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Cloth patches
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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1950
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Newspaper clipping ;titled 'Surprise Win / Goulburn's Country Week Success'

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Photograph of J. Cooksley

Photograph of J. Cooksley

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Ms Amy Hudson
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Photograph of women playing softball

Photograph of women playing softball

Ruby Lee collection
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Gladstone defeated Corrimal, at Wiseman Park

Gladstone defeated Corrimal, at Wiseman Park

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Illawarra Leagues Club souvenir program

Illawarra Leagues Club souvenir program

Ruby Lee collection
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Programs
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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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English star - Miss M Hide

English star - Miss M Hide

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Miss Ruby Monaghan is staying as the guest of Miss Margaret Peden

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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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Handwritten note

Handwritten note

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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Six women playing cricket

Six women playing cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Ruby Monaghan - surprise at omission from state team

Ruby Monaghan - surprise at omission from state team

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Photograph of nine women wearing cricket whites and baggy caps

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Ruby Lee collection
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Handwritten note by Betty Russell

Handwritten note by Betty Russell

Ruby Lee collection
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1952
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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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Photograph of Illawarra sportswomen

Photograph of Illawarra sportswomen

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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Album containing captioned photographs and newspaper clippings relating to women's cricket between 1932-1935

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Ruby Lee collection
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Albums
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Korea
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1960
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Girl bowler-bat champion - Ruby Monaghan

Girl bowler-bat champion - Ruby Monaghan

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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Newspaper clipping that details a softball match played between Keira and Coniston

Newspaper clipping that details a softball match played betw...

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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MIss Margaret Peden

MIss Margaret Peden

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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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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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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Invitations
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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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Girls from the Goulburn and Illawarra districts

Girls from the Goulburn and Illawarra districts

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Newspaper clipping photograph of American athlete Eddie Tolan

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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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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Newspaper clippings
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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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Group of nine women and one man

Group of nine women and one man

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Women's cricket team

Women's cricket team

Ruby Lee collection
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Australia Bats in Test

Australia Bats in Test

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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1932
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English women cricketers in Australia

English women cricketers in Australia

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Invitation to Sportsmen and Sportswomen's Dinner, 25th March 1960

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Ruby Lee collection
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Invitations
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Illawarra Leagues Club
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1960
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Handwritten note by Marge Tait

Handwritten note by Marge Tait

Ruby Lee collection
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1952
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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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Newspaper clippings
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Gladstone, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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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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Newspaper clipping listing the names of players in various teams for the Figtree Women's Hockey Club

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Cricket girls from Illawarra

Cricket girls from Illawarra

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales team, winners of women's interstate cricket

New South Wales team, winners of women's interstate cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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