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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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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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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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1934
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Handwritten poem titled

Handwritten poem titled "A Toast"

Ruby Lee collection
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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 men and women playing soccer

Photograph of men and women playing soccer

Ruby Lee collection
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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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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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Cricket, as the English girls play it

Cricket, as the English girls play it

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Fern Blade
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Ruby Monaghan honoured

Ruby Monaghan honoured

Ruby Lee collection
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Article about the Australian Eleven selection for a 1930's Australian womens cricket team

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Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1933
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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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Women's cricket - Illawarra v The Rest

Women's cricket - Illawarra v The Rest

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Photographs of Gladstone and Wollongong cricketers

Photographs of Gladstone and Wollongong cricketers

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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N Bedford
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Women's matches - City v Country

Women's matches - City v Country

Ruby Lee collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1932
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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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Interstate cricket team

Interstate cricket team

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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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Women's cricket - Gladstone v Mt Kembla

Women's cricket - Gladstone v Mt Kembla

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Gladstone, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Diminutive Representative

Diminutive Representative

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Album containing photographs and newspaper clippings relating to women's cricket between 1932 and 1934

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Korea
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1960
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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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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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South Australia - finish fit for the Gods!

South Australia - finish fit for the Gods!

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 for a cricket match titled '5 for 1 / Woman Bowler In Fine Form'

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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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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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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Photograph of J. Cooksley

Photograph of J. Cooksley

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Ms Amy Hudson
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Heavyweight wrestling champion Tom Lurich

Heavyweight wrestling champion Tom Lurich

Ruby Lee collection
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Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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MIss Ruby Monaghan, selected to represent Australia

MIss Ruby Monaghan, selected to represent Australia

Ruby Lee collection
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Photograph of women playing softball

Photograph of women playing softball

Ruby Lee collection
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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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Newspaper clipping photograph of American athlete Eddie Tolan

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Ruby Lee collection
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Program for the 3rd Test of England v Australia, January 1935

Program for the 3rd Test of England v Australia, January 193...

Ruby Lee collection
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Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P Page Co Pty Ltd
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1935
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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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The Pride of Illawarra

The Pride of Illawarra

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, 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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Taking the field - Illawarra and Goulburn teams

Taking the field - Illawarra and Goulburn teams

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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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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Ten women dressed in sporting outfits, Illawara Vigro

Ten women dressed in sporting outfits, Illawara Vigro

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miller & Hall
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Ruby Monaghan - girl champion unrecognised?

Ruby Monaghan - girl champion unrecognised?

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, 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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Women cricketers - Captain's view

Women cricketers - Captain's view

Ruby Lee collection
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England, United Kingdom
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Ms Betty Archdale
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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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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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When England defeated NSW

When England defeated NSW

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 '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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Photograph of Ruby Monaghan playing cricket

Photograph of Ruby Monaghan 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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Women's cricket team

Women's cricket team

Ruby Lee collection
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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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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...

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Jackets
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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Illawarra - results of first innings

Illawarra - results of first innings

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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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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Article about Ruby Monaghan

Article about 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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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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Sans Souci wins title by stonewalling

Sans Souci wins title by stonewalling

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

Miss Ruby Monaghan is staying as the guest of Miss Margaret ...

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 - results of various matches

Women's cricket - results of various matches

Ruby Lee collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Photograph of four women and two men

Photograph of four women and two men

Ruby Lee collection
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