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Digital Photograph - Girls Dancing at Kindergarten End of Year Performance, Deepdene Tennis Club, 1954 Image Reg. No: MM 110048

Description Of Content:
A little girl in a white dress dancing with her arms above her head, surrounded by a circle of other little girls also in costume.

This photograph shows Christine Johnson dancing in a white dress outside, at a 1954 end-of-year performance at a makeshift kindergarten at the Tennis Club House in Deepdene Park. When the Tennis Club wasn't being used for tennis it was the kindergarten. During the baby boom after World War II, many buildings were used as kindergartens. Margaret Johnson, Mrs Bedgood (of Bedgood shoes) and Mrs Menzies (Sir Robert Menzie's sister in law) started the kindergarten.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Miss Emily Mierisch, 2006
Contributed by Mierisch family
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: concerts, dancers, kindergartens, performers, tennis clubs, thats so cute
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: EDUCATION
Secondary Classification: Preschools
Tertiary Classification: performances
People Depicted: Johnson, Christine; children unknown
Organisations Depicted: Deepdene Kindergarten; Deepdene Tennis Club
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Deepdene, Victoria, Australia, 1954

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's mother.
Photographer: Mrs Margaret Johnson

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