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  • Collection: Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society

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.

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

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.

Photograph of a man called "Bill". Bill has inscribed the photograph with the following: "To Mr and Mrs JW Edney. With best wishes for a Happy Xmas and a Bright and Prosperous New Year. From Yours Truly. Bill. 17/12/07."

Photograph of seven men and seventeen horses apparently taken on "Blakeleigh" at The Rock (possibly off Payne's Road).

A photographic postcard showing a very young woman. The photograph is inscribed with: "Lovingly yours, Issie."
The reverse side describes how Issie went to the dentist one afternoon then "slipped in" to the photographer's studio to get "snapped" so…

21 Flinders Street was the Wagga Wagga residence of Mr and Mrs Charles Huht. Mrs Huht was previously Miss Ethel Rankin.

Portrait of an unknown man, possibly wearing a a baker's or chef's uniform.

A demonstration for Fair Rents, possibly outside of the Wagga Wagga Police Station on Sturt Street.

A photographic postcard addressed to May Mortlock from Barney Carlon of Yarragundry, dated 13 November 1909:
"Dear May, That other jolly old card was a dead nark, couldn't have a scribble at all May. But never mind will tell you all, when I see you…

Photograph of two women and a young girl standing in front of a collection of small houses, probably on a farming property. The reverse side is inscribed with: "To Bella from Mary Ann".

Photograph of an unidentified group of school girls, possibly taken between the 1890s and 1910s. They appear to range in age from approximately eight years old up to possibly the mid-teens.

Photograph of an unidentified group of school children, possibly taken between the 1890s and 1910s. There is a mix of boys and girls and some of the children are holding dolls or hats.
The reverse side of the mount is stamped with "T.S. Forrest".

A.E. and Munitions Workers Union members marching down Baylis Street, as part of the Eight Hour Procession. They are standing on the Wollundry Bridge with the Wagga Wagga City Council Chambers in the background.
Holding the banner, "United We…

Photographic postcard of two young children, Albie and Jean Winter, the children of Frederick and Helen Winter. It is dated 2 June 1911 and has been sent to the children's Grandmother and Grandfather.

Studio portrait of Alexander Chalmers Edney and wife, Eliza Ellen Edney (nee Eglinton) who were married in 1902.

Studio portrait of Alexander Chalmers Edney, the son of James and Elizabeth Edney of Wagga Wagga.

Studio portrait of Alice Millery.

Group photograph of attendees at the 3rd annual conference of the Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners of Australia, New South Wales Section, held in Sydney.

Portrait of Athol Watts posed on a toy horse, aged two years old.
The reverse side is inscribed with the following message: "To Dear little Belle with best wishes for Xmas. From Athol Watts, aged 2 years and 4 months. Xmas 1922".
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