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  • Collection: Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society

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A photograph of a large dust storm at Narrandera on 2 February 1903, titled 'A Phenomenal Dust "Storm"', taken by Carl Dugdale, photographer at Narrandera.

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View of the Wagga Wagga Bathing Beach from the North Wagga side of the river, featuring the finish of the race called "Across the River - Fully Clothed".

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One of the Wagga town bands on parade, down Fitzmaurice Street during the 1880s or 1890s. The photograph was taken at the corner of Fitzmaurice and Kincaid Streets, also known as Crown Corner.

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This photograph was taken after one of the very rare snowfalls in Wagga Wagga, possibly in 1899. The location is most likely to be Newtown Park, now known as Collins Park.

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This photograph was taken in 1899 after one of the very rare snowfalls in Wagga Wagga. The photograph shows one of the gateways within Newtown Park, now known as Collins Park, covered in snow.

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This photograph was taken in 1899 after one of the very rare snowfalls in Wagga Wagga. The photographer is standing on the Wollundry Lagoon Bridge, facing south down Baylis Street.

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Photograph of five rollerskaters dressed for the White Night Carnival at the Wagga Olympia Roller Skating Rink in Kincaid Street on 31 May 1910.

The rollerskaters took part in a costume competition as a team called "Winter".

Pictured in the…

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Photograph shows a large group of girls in the Murrumbidgee River taking part in 'The Learn to Swim' campaign at Wagga Wagga Beach.

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Image of a posed group of twenty-four male swimmers at Wagga Wagga Beach, possibly part of the lifesaving club.

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Image of a man posing next to a boat and campsite, beside the Murrumbidgee River.

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Winner of the Riverina Championship (100 yard swim), J Lysaugh, surrounded by an excited crowd of spectators at Wagga Beach.

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Photograph of the "Slippery Pole Competition" at the pool in the Murrumbidgee River behind St John's Anglican Church at Wagga Wagga. Won by GL Hanson.

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View of the swimming pool in the Murrumbidgee River behind St John's Anglican Church.

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Photograph was taken at Wagga Wagga Bathing Beach at the start of the "Across the River Race Fully Clothed". Won by GL Hanson.

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Wagga Wagga Sandy Beach Swimming Carnival which was held in 1918 at the Wagga Beach on the Murrumbidgee River. The selected images show the diving board, the water slide, the swimmers and the crowd that gathered on the bank to watch the carnival.

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A panoramic view of Wagga Wagga, taken from the north-west side of Willans Hill.

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Members of the Wagga Wagga Volunteer Fire Brigade.

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The Wagga Wagga Volunteer Fire Brigade standing in front of the Wagga Wagga Municipal Council Chambers in Baylis Street. There are 13 men in uniform, with one man in the driver's seat of the pump cart and two men are holding up the hose trolley.
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Two views of the parade and crowds at the "Centenary of Wagga Wagga" Parade, held in 1970. One image shows the Riverina Ballroom Dancing Studio's float at the intersection of Baylis and Morrow Streets; the other is of the RAAF marching at the…

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A commemorative service (Anzac Day? Remembrance Day?) held at the Victory Memorial Gardens in Wagga Wagga, probably during the 1940s. Men and women in uniform line the footpaths.
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