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Photograph of the Conistan Girls Vigoro Team from 1930

Photograph of the Conistan Girls Vigoro Team from 1930

Ruby Lee collection
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Hamey
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1930
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Women's cricket team

Women's cricket team

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Keeping the tally

Keeping the tally

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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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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Article about Ruby Monaghan

Article about 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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Women's cricket - Illawarra v Goulburn

Women's cricket - Illawarra v Goulburn

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Handwritten poem titled

Handwritten poem titled "A Toast"

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clipping titled 'Off To Perth'

Newspaper clipping titled 'Off To Perth'

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean Tooth
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The Australian Eleven

The Australian Eleven

Ruby Lee collection
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Photograph of Ruby Monaghan

Photograph of Ruby Monaghan

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Newspaper clipping titled 'Women's Cricket / Girl's Five Sixes / Vigoro Star Hits Out'

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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New South Wales, Australia
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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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Invitation to Sportsmen and Sportswomen's Dinner, 25th March 1960

Invitation to Sportsmen and Sportswomen's Dinner, 25th March...

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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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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Newspaper clipping listing the names of players in various teams for the Figtree Women's Hockey Club

Newspaper clipping listing the names of players in various t...

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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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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Jean Tooth Scores 180

Jean Tooth Scores 180

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Unanderra, New South Wales, Australia
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Coast Times
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1957
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Fine bowling in girls' Country Week cricket

Fine bowling in girls' Country Week cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Cricket, as the English girls play it

Cricket, as the English girls play it

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Fern Blade
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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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Photograph of women playing softball

Photograph of women playing softball

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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Photograph albums
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Korea
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1960
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Miss V Hilliard and Miss Ruth Preddy

Miss V Hilliard and Miss Ruth Preddy

Ruby Lee collection
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1932
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Miss E Snowball

Miss E Snowball

Ruby Lee collection
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1932
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Handwritten poem

Handwritten poem

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

Ruby Monaghan - surprise at omission from state team

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Christmas card from Betty Archdale to Ruby Monaghan, 1935

Christmas card from Betty Archdale to Ruby Monaghan, 1935

Ruby Lee collection
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Christmas cards
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London, England
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Ms Betty Archdale
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1935
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Birth notice for Christine Evans

Birth notice for Christine Evans

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Burleigh Heads, Queensland, 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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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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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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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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Article and photograph featuring Ruby Lee (nee Monaghan)

Article and photograph featuring Ruby Lee (nee Monaghan)

Ruby Lee collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Thirteen women wearing tennis outfits, standing on tennis court

Thirteen women wearing tennis outfits, standing on tennis co...

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Cricket - Women Worked - Deserved It

Cricket - Women Worked - Deserved It

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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Victorian XI 1936

Victorian XI 1936

Ruby Lee collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Lorna Smith
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1936
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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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Group of nine women and one man

Group of nine women and one man

Ruby Lee collection
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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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Women's Cricket, England Wins in Last Over

Women's Cricket, England Wins in Last Over

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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Miss Monaghan, the South Coast star...

Miss Monaghan, the South Coast star...

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Women's cricket - Gladstone v Port Kembla

Women's cricket - Gladstone v Port Kembla

Ruby Lee collection
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Port Kembla, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Newspaper cliipping showing photo of women cricket players H Pritchard and R Monaghan

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Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Newspaper clipping titled Country Softball Team for Sunday's City Clash

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Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Australian batswoman, Miss R Monaghan, steps out to a ball, cracks it to the boundary, at the Sydney Cricket Ground

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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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Handwritten note

Handwritten note

Ruby Lee collection
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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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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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Scorecard 2nd Test England v Australia, Blackpool Cricket Ground, June 26, 28, 29th 1937

Scorecard 2nd Test England v Australia, Blackpool Cricket Gr...

Elsie Deane collection
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Scorecards
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Blackpool, England
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H Maxwell & Co Ltd
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1937
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First English Women's Touring Cricket Team, Australia 1934-5

First English Women's Touring Cricket Team, Australia 1934-5

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Photographs
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Western Australia, Australia
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D M. Turner
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1934
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How women play cricket - spice and spirit in everything - astonishes men

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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J C. Davis
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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 'Women's Cricket / Country Week Matches'

Newspaper clipping titled 'Women's Cricket / Country Week Ma...

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Newspaper clipping showing a photo of cricketers Miss Rene Shevill (left) and Miss Ruby Monaghan

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Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Women's cricket, Port Kembla (Illawarra v The Rest)

Women's cricket, Port Kembla (Illawarra v The Rest)

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Women's matches - City v Country

Women's matches - City v Country

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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Australian team - 14 players chosen

Australian team - 14 players chosen

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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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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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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