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A view of the Wagga Wagga Company Bridge from the west bank of the Murrumbidgee River.

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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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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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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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Photographic postcard showing the Murrumbidgee River and the Hampden Bridge at Wagga Wagga, addressed to Mrs Melvin.

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James Walsh Edney used his "Day Book" for many different purposes, including:
- an account book for his blacksmith sales from the 2nd December 1889 to the 22nd May 1890;
- a record of his wages received from Rae & Wright, blacksmiths, from the…

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Photograph of people outside an unknown hotel in Fitzmaurice Street, during one of the 1891 floods in Wagga Wagga. In the foreground, the water is up to the horse's chest, while three men try to keep their feet dry by standing on the carriage.
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Photograph of Fitzmaurice Street in flood during the very wet year of 1891. The water has not completely covered the entire street but the lower lying areas have already been inundated. The photographer is standing just to the north of the…

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Wagga Wagga Teachers' College students dunking a fellow student at the Oura Beach.

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Wagga Wagga Teachers' College students in the Murrumbidgee River at the Oura Beach.

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Wagga Wagga Teachers' College students dunking a fellow student at the Oura Beach.

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Wagga Wagga Teachers' College students relaxing at the Oura Beach.

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Members of the Ex-Students Association returned to the Wagga Wagga Teachers' College in May 1967 for a weekend of sport, dancing and socialising.
These students are gathered at the Oura Beach for some fun. Rod Maxie (from the Wagga Agricultural…
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