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Photograph of women playing softball

Photograph of women playing softball

Ruby Lee collection
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Embroidered pocket from Australian Women's Cricket Team blazer worn by Ruby Lee, 1934-1935, sewn onto green woollen jacket

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Jackets
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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Merit certificate awarded to Ruby Monaghan

Merit certificate awarded to Ruby Monaghan

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1930
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Album containing photographs and newspaper clippings relating to women's cricket between 1932 and 1934

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1960
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Article and photograph featuring Ruby Lee (nee Monaghan)

Article and photograph featuring Ruby Lee (nee Monaghan)

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New South Wales, Australia
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Handwritten note

Handwritten note

Ruby Lee collection
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Peggy Howard
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Newspaper clipping titled 'Seventh Innings Rally By Keira'

Newspaper clipping titled 'Seventh Innings Rally By Keira'

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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1949
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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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Photograph of Ruby Monaghan playing cricket

Photograph of Ruby Monaghan playing cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Australia
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1932
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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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The Australian Eleven

The Australian Eleven

Ruby Lee collection
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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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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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Photograph of women cricketers playing cricket

Photograph of women cricketers playing cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Australia
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1932
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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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Photograph of nine women wearing cricket whites and baggy caps

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

Ruby Monaghan - surprise at omission from state team

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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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Section from a newspaper article titled

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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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1958
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Off for the tea adjournment

Off for the tea adjournment

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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'Now Bring Out Your Mice'

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Australia
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1932
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Ladies' Dinner A Real Success

Ladies' Dinner A Real Success

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Val Shepherd
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1961
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Photograph of women playing softball

Photograph of women playing softball

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

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

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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Taking the field - Illawarra and Goulburn teams

Taking the field - Illawarra and Goulburn teams

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Photograph of a female sports team

Photograph of a female sports team

Ruby Lee collection
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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

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Club Plans to Honour Stars of Sport

Club Plans to Honour Stars of Sport

Ruby Lee collection
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Jack Underwood
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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, 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 Pritchard's fine innings

MIss Pritchard's fine innings

Ruby Lee collection
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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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Program for a cricket match between England v NSW, 1934, at the Sydney Cricket Ground

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Ruby Lee collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Peden
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1934
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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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Pritchett who brilliantly scored 75 for N.S.W

Pritchett who brilliantly scored 75 for N.S.W

Ruby Lee collection
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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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Newspaper clipping titled 'Undefeated Premiers / Newcastle Girl's Cricket Success'

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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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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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Peden
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1929
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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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Newspaper clipping photograph of American athlete Eddie Tolan

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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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Benefit cricket match - State team v The Rest

Benefit cricket match - State team v The Rest

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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A fine action study of Miss R MONAGHAN

A fine action study of Miss R MONAGHAN

Ruby Lee collection
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Young Ruby Monaghan, 13 years old

Young Ruby Monaghan, 13 years old

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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S.W.W.C.A. 1934 England Visit Australia

S.W.W.C.A. 1934 England Visit Australia

Ruby Lee collection
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England
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Elizabeth 'Betty' A. Snowball
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Program for the 2nd Test of England v Australia, on the 4, 5, 7 January, 1935, at the Sydney Cricket Ground

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Ruby Lee collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Finn Bros Ltd
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1935
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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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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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Australian team - 14 players chosen

Australian team - 14 players chosen

Ruby Lee collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Women cricketers - Captain's views

Women cricketers - Captain's views

Ruby Lee collection
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Ms Betty Archdale
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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 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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Photograph of female team of runners up in Illawarra Vigoro premiership

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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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Photograph of Ruby Monaghan

Photograph of Ruby Monaghan

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Ruby Lee playing cricket

Ruby Lee 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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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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