Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society

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Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society

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The Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society has been collecting items of local historical value since 1962. A small portion of the Society's collection is stored at CSU Regional Archives. The items, which are mostly paper-based records (including photographs) are currently being digitised and will be progressively added to this gallery over the coming months.

Contact the Historical Society at www.wwdhs.org.au

Items in the Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society Collection

Ella Condon's School Certificate of Merit
Ella Condon's School Certificate of Merit to certify she has passed all subjects subscribed for the sixth class.

'Somewhere in France' postcard from Hughie Condon
A postcard given to Percy and May Condon from Hughie Condon, thanking them for the Christmas card and Letter. He also mentions that he hasn't seen Harry (was in 4th Division) and expresses anger towards the bad harvest weather they (Percy and May)…

Meurant, Blake, Watts, Clark Ltd: Cattle Sale Listing
Meurant, Blake, Watts, Clark Ltd: Cattle Sale Listing.

League of NSW Wheelmen Racing License
League of NSW Wheelmen Racing License.

Sports Programmes from Junee and Coolamon
Sports Programmes from the Junee Bicycle Club Sports Meeting and the Coolamon Tenth Annual Sports Carnival.

Volunteer Brigades Demonstration
Official Programme for the Volunteer Fire Brigades Demonstration, in Wagga Wagga on the 10th, 11th,12th and 13th of October 1932.

Scanned images are only the first three pages out of eighty.

Riverina Regional Radio Station
Riverina Regional Radio Station 2Co, Corowa:

-Souvenir card of test transmission
-Offical opening dinner menu of 2CO

Jessica Cameron Dicks Identity Card
Jessica Cameron Dicks identity card.

Wagga Wagga District Hospital
Wagga Wagga District Hospital:

Two programmes outline the rules and Governing Systematic Contribution Scheme.

One programme is for the hospital concert.

Wagga Wagga Celebrations
Wagga Wagga Celebrations:

- Australias 150th Anniversary, Wagga Wagga Celebrations Concert. Performed at the Wonderland Theatre on the 11th of October 1938.

- Wagga Wagga Celebrations for Australia's 150th Anniversary.

- City of Wagga…

Concert Programme: Alexander Bruce World Tour
Rudolph Barbarich presents Alexander Bruce Dramatic baritone in the 1947 World Tour, autographed programme.

School of Arts Players Programme: Arsenic and Old lace
School of Arts Players programme for the performance of 'Arsenic and Old Lace" by John Kesslering at the Wonderland Theatre in April 1947.

Concert Programmes
Concert Programmes:

- "Jack Tulloch Benefit Concert" performed at the Oxford Theatre on May 11th 1927, organised by the Wagga Male Choir.

- Madame Sedgley presents the Premier four Concert Party.

-St Michael's Cathedral Choir in aid of…

Wagga Wagga Light Opera Society Programmes
Wagga Wagga Musical Society Programmes:

-"The O'Brian Girl" performed at the Wonderland Theatre in October 1934.

-"The Gypsy Rover" performed at the Wonderland Theatre in December1932.

-"Miss Hook of Holland" performed at the Wonderland…

Wagga Wagga Musical Society Programmes
Wagga Wagga Musical Society Programmes:

- "The Geisha"- A Japanese Muscial Play by Sydney Jones performed in 1934.

- "The Sunshine Girl"- By arrangement with J. C. Williamson Ltd- No date provided.

- "Our Miss Gibbs"- By arrangement with…

Dance Reservation, Ball ticket and Music Tuition Cards
Image one is a Dance reservation programme, with an inscription on the back: "St Joseph's Social".

Image two is a Ball ticket to aid the Currawarna Cricket Club, was held at the Currawarna Hall on Friday the 2nd of October 1903.

Image three…

Doctor Francis E Braclay's Personal Reference
A personal reference to Doctor Francis E Barclay from Wagga Wagga District Hospital in regards to his employment.

George Graham's Driver's License
George Graham from Peter Street Wagga Wagga driver's license.

Letter to Master John Hensleigh
A letter to Master John Hensleigh from his Grandmother (Mary Hensliegh) of Kingsbridge.

Postcard of an Unidentified River
Postcard of an unidentified river.

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