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Digital Photograph - Women Members of Glenhuntly Athletics Club with Male Trainer, 1945 Image Reg. No: MM 110845

Description Of Content:
Group portrait of an adult female athletics club and their male trainer, consisting of eight women and one man, in a park.

This photograph shows Roy Foley and women members of the Glenhuntly Athletics Club, 1945. Roy Foley started to train young girls in athletics just after World War II, following his return to Australia from service.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Bernadette Iddles, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Mrs Bernadette Iddles
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Athletics
Tertiary Classification: sports teams
Original Caption: Glenhuntly Athletics Club team photo
Inscriptions: E8030
People Depicted: Nutting, Nona; Buckley, Eileen; Foley, Roy; Nutting, Lesley; Priestly, Trixie; Kennedy, Betty; Hutchinson, Joy; While, Ronnie; (surname unknown) June
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia, 1945

Place Depicted Notes: Corner of Murrumbeena and North Roads.
Photographer: Unknown

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