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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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Photograph of Ruby Lee in cricket attire

Photograph of Ruby Lee in cricket attire

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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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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Photograph of Ruby Monaghan in cricket attire

Photograph of Ruby Monaghan in cricket attire

Ruby Lee collection
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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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Cloth patches
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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1950
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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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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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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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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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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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Notes
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England
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Elizabeth 'Betty' A. Snowball
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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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Country cricketers have improved

Country cricketers have improved

Ruby Lee collection
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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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Country Girl's Cricket / Young Star

Country Girl's Cricket / Young Star

Ruby Lee collection
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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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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Handwritten poem titled

Handwritten poem titled "A Toast"

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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Waiting their turn to bat - Illawarra v Central South Coast

Waiting their turn to bat - Illawarra v Central South Coast

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Country girl star - for the City

Country girl star - for the City

Ruby Lee collection
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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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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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1933
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Album containing captioned photographs and newspaper clippings relating to women's cricket between 1932-1935

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Ruby Lee collection
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1960
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Newspaper article about Ruby Lee

Newspaper article about Ruby Lee

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1934
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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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New South Wales, Australia
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Photograph of athletics team

Photograph of athletics team

Ruby Lee collection
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Miss Hide hits out

Miss Hide hits out

Ruby Lee collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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M E. Hide
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South Coast Central - results of first innings

South Coast Central - results of first innings

Ruby Lee collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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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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Ruby Lee collection
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1934
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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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Ruby Monaghan honoured

Ruby Monaghan honoured

Ruby Lee collection
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Handwritten note about friendship

Handwritten note about friendship

Ruby Lee collection
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1952
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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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Ladies' Dinner A Real Success

Ladies' Dinner A Real Success

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Val Shepherd
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1961
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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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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'Now Bring Out Your Mice'

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Ruby Lee collection
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Australia
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1932
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Handwritten note

Handwritten note

Ruby Lee collection
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Peggy Howard
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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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Australian team - 14 players chosen

Australian team - 14 players chosen

Ruby Lee collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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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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MIss Ruby Monaghan, selected to represent Australia

MIss Ruby Monaghan, selected to represent Australia

Ruby Lee collection
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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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Handwritten poem

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Ruby Lee collection
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1935
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Diminutive Blonde Cricket Star

Diminutive Blonde Cricket Star

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

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Ruby Lee collection
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Women's cricket - Illawarra v Central South Coast

Women's cricket - Illawarra v Central South Coast

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Central South Coast - results of second innings

Central South Coast - results of second innings

Ruby Lee collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Lily Bostock
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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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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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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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Ladies cricket - Gladsone v Corrimal

Ladies cricket - Gladsone v Corrimal

Ruby Lee collection
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Corrimal, New South Wales, Australia
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Sporting cricket thrilled SCC crowd - Hide sparkled

Sporting cricket thrilled SCC crowd - Hide sparkled

Ruby Lee collection
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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George Thatcher
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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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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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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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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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Newspaper clipping titled 'City v. Country / Combined Teams Chosen'

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Essie Shevill
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English women cricketers in Australia

English women cricketers in Australia

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Invitation to meet the English Women's Cricket Association Touring Team, 12 December 1934

Invitation to meet the English Women's Cricket Association T...

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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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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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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