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Digital Photograph - Girls in Dancing Costumes at Kindergarten, Deepdene Tennis Club, 1954 Image Reg. No: MM 110049

Description Of Content:
Little girls in white dancing dresses walking across a yard, away from the camera, towards a group of adults.

This photograph shows Christine Johnson, on the right hand side, in a group of little girls 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
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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