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Digital Photograph - Family Among Crowds at Croydon Swimming Pool, 1964 Image Reg. No: MM 111049

Colour photograph featuring the Ellerbock family and friends in swimming costumes at Croydon Swimming Pool, 1964. The family had travelled by train from Ringwood East.

The Ellerbock family immigrated from Upper Austria to Australia in 1955. They were sponsored, and their sponsors arranged for them to have temporary accommodation in Ringwood East from July 1955 to May 1956. They then settled in the area, and Mr Ellerbock was naturalised in 1961.

Photograph collected as part of Melbourne's Biggest Family Album in 2006.
Digital image file, copied from original colour print.
Description Of Content:
Man with two boys and four girls, in swimming costumes, standing on grass. There is a public pool with crowd behind them, and Mount Dandenong in the background. Lights on tall poles are located around the pool.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Ingrid Cuttiford, 2006
Contributed by Mrs Ingrid Cuttiford
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: children s play, lawns, leisure, swimming pools, water
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Play
Tertiary Classification: pools
People Depicted: Handerek, Liz; Handerek, Johhny; Ellerbock, Ingrid; Ellerbock, Liz; Ellerbock, Hanne; Ellerbock, Ron; Ellerbock, John snr
Organisations Depicted: Croydon Swimming Pool
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Croydon, Victoria, Australia, 1964

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's mother.
Photographer: Unknown

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