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The players clearly showed their aptitude for cricket

The players clearly showed their aptitude for cricket

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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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Photograph of Ruby Monaghan playing cricket

Photograph of Ruby Monaghan playing cricket

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1932
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Women cricketers - Captain's view

Women cricketers - Captain's view

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England, United Kingdom
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Photograph of two women cricketers

Photograph of two women cricketers

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1932
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Handwritten note by Marge Tait

Handwritten note by Marge Tait

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1952
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Newspaper clipping photograph of American athlete Eddie Tolan

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Port Kembla tried hard, but were easily beaten by Gladstone

Port Kembla tried hard, but were easily beaten by Gladstone

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Gladstone, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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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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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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Photographs of Gladstone and Wollongong cricketers

Photographs of Gladstone and Wollongong cricketers

Ruby Lee collection
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Girls' cricket - Country teams' gala

Girls' cricket - Country teams' gala

Ruby Lee collection
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New South Wales Women's Cricket Association
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Newspaper clipping for a cricket match titled 'Metropolitan II v. Country II at University-Square'

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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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The new and the old...Cricket Record Broken

The new and the old...Cricket Record Broken

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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Russell
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1937
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Partial clipping with results for Goulburn team

Partial clipping with results for Goulburn team

Ruby Lee collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Article about Ruby Monaghan

Article about Ruby Monaghan

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

Handwritten poem by Keith Dodd

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1936
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The Illawarra combined cricket team

The Illawarra combined cricket team

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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mercia Mason
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Photograph of women cricketers playing cricket

Photograph of women cricketers playing cricket

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1932
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Mrs F Blade and Miss R Shevill at SCG

Mrs F Blade and Miss R Shevill at SCG

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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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Nine of the Illawarra girl cricketers

Nine of the Illawarra girl cricketers

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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Handwritten note

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Peggy Howard
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Photograph of Ruby Monaghan in cricket attire

Photograph of Ruby Monaghan in cricket attire

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Miss M Harding's wicket shattered by a ball from Miss N Lamont

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Photograph of a womens' cricket team

Photograph of a womens' cricket team

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1932
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Woman cricketer posed in a batting position

Woman cricketer posed in a batting position

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Newspaper clipping titled 'Off To Perth'

Newspaper clipping titled 'Off To Perth'

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean Tooth
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Article about Ruby Lee

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Wollongong, 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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Group of nine women and one man

Group of nine women and one man

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Photograph of women playing softball

Photograph of women playing softball

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Cricket - Women Worked - Deserved It

Cricket - Women Worked - Deserved It

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1932
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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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1932
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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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Illawarra Leagues Club souvenir program

Illawarra Leagues Club souvenir program

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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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Handwritten poem

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Waratah v Gladstone

Waratah v Gladstone

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Ruby Monaghan

Ruby Monaghan

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Photograph of nine women wearing cricket whites and baggy caps

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Newspaper clipping titled 'Seventh Innings Rally By Keira'

Newspaper clipping titled 'Seventh Innings Rally By Keira'

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1949
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Photograph of women playing softball

Photograph of women playing softball

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Region shares veteran's happiness - commentator Sid Hayes retires

Region shares veteran's happiness - commentator Sid Hayes re...

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Girl bowler-bat champion - Ruby Monaghan

Girl bowler-bat champion - Ruby Monaghan

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss V Hilliard and Miss Ruth Preddy

Miss V Hilliard and Miss Ruth Preddy

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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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Australia
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1932
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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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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'One to the Fence'

Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'One to the Fence'

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Country Cousins Win,  Metropolis Misses Downed in Two Big Cricket Contests

Country Cousins Win, Metropolis Misses Downed in Two Big Cr...

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Girls from the Goulburn and Illawarra districts

Girls from the Goulburn and Illawarra districts

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Jean Tooth Scores 180

Jean Tooth Scores 180

Ruby Lee collection
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Unanderra, New South Wales, Australia
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Coast Times
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1957
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To NSW - Victory for women cricketers

To NSW - Victory for women cricketers

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clipping showing a photo of cricketers Miss Rene Shevill (left) and Miss Ruby Monaghan

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1932
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Diminutive Representative

Diminutive Representative

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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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London, England
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Ms Betty Archdale
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1935
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Womens' cricketing team lined up one behind the other on stairs

Womens' cricketing team lined up one behind the other on sta...

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Australia
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English and NSW women cricketers having afternoon tea at the SCG

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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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The Victorian players, who were second

The Victorian players, who were second

Ruby Lee collection
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Victoria, Australia
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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...

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New South Wales, Australia
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