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Sports Stars' Big Night

Sports Stars' Big Night

Ruby Lee collection
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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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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Miss C. Harding, Illawarra v. Central South Coast

Miss C. Harding, Illawarra v. Central South Coast

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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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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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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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'Now Bring Out Your Mice'

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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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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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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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To NSW - Victory for women cricketers

To NSW - Victory for women cricketers

Ruby Lee collection
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Photograph of thirteen women

Photograph of thirteen women

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Illawarra Daily Mercury
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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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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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Improvement in B grade

Improvement in B grade

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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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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Women cricketers in second test (England-Australia at the SCG)

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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 poem by Keith Dodd

Handwritten poem by Keith Dodd

Ruby Lee collection
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1936
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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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Birth notice for Christine Evans

Birth notice for Christine Evans

Ruby Lee collection
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Burleigh Heads, Queensland, Australia
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A fine action study of Miss R MONAGHAN

A fine action study of Miss R MONAGHAN

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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Ruby Monaghan - girl champion unrecognised?

Ruby Monaghan - girl champion unrecognised?

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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Aust. and State Reps Honoured

Aust. and State Reps Honoured

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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Illawarra Leagues Club
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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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Cricket girls from Illawarra

Cricket girls from Illawarra

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Young Ruby Monaghan, 13 years old

Young Ruby Monaghan, 13 years old

Ruby Lee collection
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Grade competitions

Grade competitions

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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Women's cricket team

Women's cricket team

Ruby Lee collection
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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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Miss Monaghan, the South Coast star...

Miss Monaghan, the South Coast star...

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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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Monaghans Set Pace

Monaghans Set Pace

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1907
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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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Photographs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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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

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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Handwritten note by Betty Russell

Handwritten note by Betty Russell

Ruby Lee collection
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1952
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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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Photograph of a female sports team

Photograph of a female sports team

Ruby Lee collection
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Newspaper clipping titled 'Four Records at Keira High Sports'

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Ruby Lee collection
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Successful Women Cricketers at Carnival

Successful Women Cricketers at Carnival

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 - 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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Section from a newspaper article titled

Section from a newspaper article titled "Keira's Imposing So...

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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R Monaghan hits Goulburn bowler, Jobson, for four

R Monaghan hits Goulburn bowler, Jobson, for four

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 the Conistan Girls Vigoro Team from 1930

Photograph of the Conistan Girls Vigoro Team from 1930

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Hamey
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1930
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Keeping the tally

Keeping the tally

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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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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Handwritten poem titled

Handwritten poem titled "A Toast"

Ruby Lee collection
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R Moore, Illawarra Girls' Cricket Team

R Moore, Illawarra Girls' Cricket Team

Ruby Lee collection
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Off for the tea adjournment

Off for the tea adjournment

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clipping photograph of American athlete Eddie Tolan

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Ruby Lee collection
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How women play cricket - spice and spirit in everything - astonishes men

How women play cricket - spice and spirit in everything - as...

Ruby Lee collection
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J C. Davis
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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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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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Newspaper clipping showing a photograph of the Illawarra Women's cricket team after defeating Newcastle in the premiership

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Ruby Lee collection
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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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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Ruby Lee collection
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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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