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The Australian Eleven

The Australian Eleven

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Photograph of women playing softball

Photograph of women playing softball

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Photograph of women playing softball

Photograph of women playing softball

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Interstate cricket team

Interstate cricket team

Ruby Lee collection
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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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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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The Australian Eleven

The Australian Eleven

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Miss Margaret Peden

Miss Margaret Peden

Ruby Lee collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Peden
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1929
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Benefit cricket match - State team v The Rest

Benefit cricket match - State team v The Rest

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Australian team - 14 players chosen

Australian team - 14 players chosen

Ruby Lee collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Ten women dressed in sporting outfits, Illawara Vigro

Ten women dressed in sporting outfits, Illawara Vigro

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miller & Hall
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Women's cricket - results of various matches

Women's cricket - results of various matches

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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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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Photograph of Miss Hazel Pritchard, NSW vs England

Photograph of Miss Hazel Pritchard, NSW vs England

Ruby Lee collection
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1932
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Photograph of Ruby Monaghan

Photograph of Ruby Monaghan

Ruby Lee collection
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Waratah v Gladstone

Waratah v Gladstone

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Women cricketers in second test (England-Australia at the SCG)

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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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Newspaper clipping titled 'Four Records at Keira High Sports'

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Photograph of a womens' cricket team

Photograph of a womens' cricket team

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Australia
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1932
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Miss Ruby Monaghan...has received her blazer

Miss Ruby Monaghan...has received her blazer

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Pritchett who brilliantly scored 75 for N.S.W

Pritchett who brilliantly scored 75 for N.S.W

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1932
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Newspaper clipping titled 'Women's Cricket / Girl's Five Sixes / Vigoro Star Hits Out'

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New South Wales, Australia
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Country Girl's Cricket / Young Star

Country Girl's Cricket / Young Star

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Drawing of two women

Drawing of two women

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Drawings
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Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Anne Palmer
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Program for a cricket match between England v NSW, 1934, at the Sydney Cricket Ground

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Peden
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1934
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Off for the tea adjournment

Off for the tea adjournment

Ruby Lee collection
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Ready for New Comp.

Ready for New Comp.

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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs V. Selwood
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Monaghans Set Pace

Monaghans Set Pace

Ruby Lee collection
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1907
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Diminutive Blonde Cricket Star

Diminutive Blonde Cricket Star

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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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Photograph of four women and two men

Photograph of four women and two men

Ruby Lee collection
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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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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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Newspaper clipping showing a photograph of the Illawarra Women's cricket team after defeating Newcastle in the premiership

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Ruby Lee collection
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Australia
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1932
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Cricket at Wollongong

Cricket at Wollongong

Ruby Lee collection
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Handwritten poem by Keith Dodd

Handwritten poem by Keith Dodd

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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1936
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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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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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1950
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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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The Pride of Illawarra

The Pride of Illawarra

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Gladstone v Wollongong

Gladstone v Wollongong

Ruby Lee collection
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Photograph of Clive Nicholson and article about Sportsmen's Dinner

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Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Illawarra Leagues Club
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Women's cricket team

Women's cricket team

Ruby Lee collection
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Did well in follow on - NSW bats

Did well in follow on - NSW bats

Ruby Lee collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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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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Female wicket keeper in a game of women's cricket

Female wicket keeper in a game of women's cricket

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Australia
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1932
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Article about the Australian Eleven selection for a 1930's Australian womens cricket team

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1933
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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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Cricket girls from Illawarra

Cricket girls from Illawarra

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Women's cricket - benefit match ends in draw

Women's cricket - benefit match ends in draw

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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Photograph of Ruby Lee in cricket attire

Photograph of Ruby Lee in cricket attire

Ruby Lee collection
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1930
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Australia Bats in Test

Australia Bats in Test

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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Women's cricket team

Women's cricket team

Ruby Lee collection
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Photograph of women playing softball

Photograph of women playing softball

Ruby Lee collection
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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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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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Gladstone defeated Corrimal, at Wiseman Park

Gladstone defeated Corrimal, at Wiseman Park

Ruby Lee collection
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Women's Cricket, England Wins in Last Over

Women's Cricket, England Wins in Last Over

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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Photograph of thirteen women

Photograph of thirteen women

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Illawarra Daily Mercury
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Embroidered pocket from Australian Women's Cricket Team blazer worn by Ruby Lee, 1934-1935, sewn onto green woollen jacket

Embroidered pocket from Australian Women's Cricket Team blaz...

Ruby Lee collection
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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Cricket - Country Week players

Cricket - Country Week players

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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