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Letter and envelope

Letter and envelope

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Edna M. Thompson
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Cuticle shaper

Cuticle shaper

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Manicure equipment
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Two women (Edna Thompson on right) walking along a pavement.

Two women (Edna Thompson on right) walking along a pavement.

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British Red Cross Society Nursing Manual (No.2)

British Red Cross Society Nursing Manual (No.2)

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The Handy Canberra Cookery Booklet

The Handy Canberra Cookery Booklet

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1946
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Framed poem titled 'Missin' You' by Lawrence Hawthorne.

Framed poem titled 'Missin' You' by Lawrence Hawthorne.

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Cardboard box

Cardboard box

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New Testament bible

New Testament bible

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Book ttiled 'Women in Interesting Occupations Coffs Harbour and District 1983' written by Patricia Degens

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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Patricia A. Degens
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1983
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Small paper book titled

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Thea S. Hughes
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Booklet titled 'Canberra Amateur Swimming Club 50 Years Anniversary'

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Photograph 'from slopes of Black Mt across lake to Yarralumla Nursery headland, 1971'

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Thompson Family collection
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Black Mountain, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Aust...
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1971
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Two women (Edna Thompson on right) walking along a pavement.

Two women (Edna Thompson on right) walking along a pavement.

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Travel brochure titled 'The Cape South-Western Districts A Map For Visitors'

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Letter from the Australian Red Cross Society thanking Edna Thompson for her donation of medical equipment

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Edna M. Thompson
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Letter

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Edna M. Thompson
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Book titled 'Women in Interesting Occupations Coffs Harbour and NSW District 1986' written by Patricia Degens

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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Patricia A. Degens
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1986
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Certificate awarded to E Thompson from the Royal Canberra Golf Club Associates

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Prize certificates
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Photograph of Edna Thompson, 1936

Photograph of Edna Thompson, 1936

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Edna M. Thompson
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NRMA Map of the City of Sydney

NRMA Map of the City of Sydney

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Photograph of 'Spring Bank Island from slopes Black Mt, 1971'

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Spring Bank Island, Lake Burley Griffin, Acton, Canberra, Australia...
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1971
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Letter of congratulations from Jim Scholtens to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Edna M. Thompson
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Pamphlet titled 'The Australian Golf Club Kensington Sydney'

Pamphlet titled 'The Australian Golf Club Kensington Sydney'

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Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Price list with meal and room rates for the Nikko Palace Hotel

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Calendar

Calendar

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Sydney Tourist Map

Sydney Tourist Map

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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A pair of high-heeled leather evening sandals

A pair of high-heeled leather evening sandals

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Booklet titled 'Melbourne and Victoria'

Booklet titled 'Melbourne and Victoria'

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Map of Pretoria and its Environs

Map of Pretoria and its Environs

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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Unused postcard depicting Birchenough Bridge, Rhodesia

Unused postcard depicting Birchenough Bridge, Rhodesia

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Zimbabwe
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Small paperback book by Thea Stanley Hughes titled 'The Unknown Drug'

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London, England
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Thea S. Hughes
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1978
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Pamphlet titled 'P&O Orient Lines Wellington'

Pamphlet titled 'P&O Orient Lines Wellington'

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Wellington, North Island, New Zealand
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Package for Tannafax Tannic Acid Jelly

Package for Tannafax Tannic Acid Jelly

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Medicine packaging
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Cigarette case

Cigarette case

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Letter of congratulations from Paul Wright to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Edna M. Thompson
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Letter of congratulations from Peter Bailey to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Edna M. Thompson
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Photograph 'from slopes of Black Mt across lake to Yarralumla Nursery headland, 1971'

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Thompson Family collection
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Black Mountain, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Aust...
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1971
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Telegram to Miss Edna Thompson from Macolm Fraser

Telegram to Miss Edna Thompson from Macolm Fraser

Thompson Family collection
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Rt Hon Malcolm J. Fraser
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Sharpening steel

Sharpening steel

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Rectangular cardboard box containing

Rectangular cardboard box containing "Improved Persil Made F...

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Laundry soap
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Small gold-coloured brooch spelling 'Edna' in cursive writing

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Brooches
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Edna M. Thompson
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Two women and a small girl with a hat sitting on a wal with the sea in the distance.

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Class photograph of Prahran Technical School students

Class photograph of Prahran Technical School students

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Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unused postcard depicting the Leopard Rock Hotel, Rhodesia

Unused postcard depicting the Leopard Rock Hotel, Rhodesia

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Letter containing information about Edna Thompson's service in the Australian Army Medical Women's Service, 1944

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Edna M. Thompson
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1944
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Unused postcard depicting Epworth Mission, Salisbury, Rhodesia

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Metal meat safe

Metal meat safe

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Booklet titled 'Western Australia Perth and Fremantle'

Booklet titled 'Western Australia Perth and Fremantle'

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Four girls, two seated on the grass and two standing behind in a garden setting

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Travel brochure for 'Walks Around Chuzenji Lake-Side Hotel Chuzenji, Nikko Japan'

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Brown leather nurses case

Brown leather nurses case

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How to make good pictures

How to make good pictures

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Letter from John Wessel providing a character reference for Mrs Edna Thompson, 1976

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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1976
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Golf pouch and six golf tees

Golf pouch and six golf tees

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Golfing equipment
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Letter of congratulations from I. A. Nowland to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Boot hook

Boot hook

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Handwritten letter of congratulations from Hugh Patton to Edna Thompson on receipt of her British Empire Medal

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Edna M. Thompson
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Woman sitting in a garden near a fence with a baby on her lap - Yvonne 3 months old

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White enamel kidney dish

White enamel kidney dish

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Health and medical equipment
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Large rectangular deep white enamel dish with blue rim at the top

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