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2017-04-21 15:22 JPEditor [no description recorded] (VPRS 10742/P1 B1601) (Version)
This photo shows Earlene Brown (USA - bib 580) competing in the Women's Shot Put on 30 November, most probably in the morning's Qualifying round. Brown finished 6th in the final.<br/><br/>For others photo of Brown (ignore captions) in the Shot Put, see<br/><a href='http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183399671'>http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183399671</a> and:<br/><a href='http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183399679'>http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183399679</a><br/><br/>Brown also finished 4th in the Discus Throw in Melbourne, see:<br/><a href='htt...
2017-04-21 15:20 JPEditor Shot Put - Women 587 Usenik M. (Yugoslavia) (VPRS 10742/P1 B1494) (Version)
This photo shows Earlene Brown (USA - bib 580) competing in the Women's Shot Put, in which she finished 6th in the final on 30 November.<br/><br/>For other photos of Brown competing in the Shot Put, see:<br/><a href='http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183399671'>http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183399671</a> and:<br/><a href='http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183399785'>http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183399785</a><br/><br/>Brown also finished 4th in the Discus Throw in Melbourne, see:<br/><a href='http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183398281'>http://tr...
2017-04-21 15:14 q.m. Shop fronts covered while workers complete some road repairs, New South Wales, ca.1930 (Version)
<a href='http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/222943427'>http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/222943427</a> - a similar pic to this...taken on the same occasion...appeared in the Sun pictorial on 16th February, 1925.<br/><br/>Here we're at the intersection of Cleveland St and Regent St, at Redfern, in Sydney...we're looking outbound (S) along Regent St.<br/><br/>The building we see on the very left of frame is still standing...it's on the SE corner of Cleveland and Regent Sts...and the small row of shops we see in Regent St...starting...
2017-04-21 15:14 JPEditor [No 58?] (VPRS 10742/P1 B1592) (Version)
This photo shows Paula Deubel (USA - bib 581) competing in the Qualifying round of the Women's Shot Put on 30 November. As Paula's best throw of 12.38 metres was below the qualifying mark of 13 metres, she did not advance to the final.<br/><br/>Another photo of Paula competing can be seen here:<br/><a href="http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183399668">http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183399668</a>
2017-04-21 15:13 JPEditor Shot Put - Women 580 E. Brown (USA) (VPRS 10742/P1 B1483) (Version)
This photo does not show Earlene Brown (USA - bib 580) but her teammate Paula Deubel (USA - bib 581) competing in the Qualifying round of the Women's Shot Put on 30 November. As Paula's best throw of 12.38 metres was below the qualifying mark of 13 metres, she did not advance to the final.<br/><br/>Another photo of Paula competing can be seen here:<br/> <a href="http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183399776">http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/183399776</a>
2017-04-21 14:53 q.m. Road repairs outside a large colonnaded building, New South Wales, ca. 19 (Version)
Here we're looking kind of South along Hickson Rd, at Darling Harbour, in Sydney...<br/><br/><a href='http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/222943427#'>http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/222943427#</a> - a cropped version of this pic appeared in the Sun on 16th February, 1925, in a pictorial on roadworks then underway in Sydney. Per the Sun's caption the road surface was then in the process of being concreted.<br/><br/>https://www.flickr.com/photos/state-records-nsw/6090515449 - see comments re location etc at this SANSW pic of the M...
2017-04-21 14:51 JPEditor [No description recorded] (VPRS 10742/P1 A448) (Version)
As noted in the details of this photo from its originating source, it shows an action scene from a qualifying round match in the Basketball between Australia and Brazil played on 24 November. Brazil (with the vertical-striped singlets) won the match 89-66.
2017-04-21 14:49 JPEditor [No description recorded] (VPRS 10742/P1 A449) (Version)
As noted in the details of this photo from its originating source, it shows an action scene from a qualifying round match in the Basketball between Australia and Brazil played on 24 November. Brazil (with the vertical-striped singlets) won the match 89-66.
2017-04-21 14:49 JohnMA2227 Article: Weeds. WHAT THEY ARE AND WHERE MANY OF THEM COME FROM. (Article), Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904), Saturday 25 January 1890 page 6
For asclepidaceae read Asclepiadaceae
2017-04-21 14:45 SheffieldPark Article: CHEAP RAILWAYS. (Article), Hamilton Spectator (Vic. : 1870 - 1918), Saturday 25 May 1872 [Issue No.1061] page 4
Txxt Error = Festiniog Railway has curves much sharper than six chains.
2017-04-21 13:56 doug.butler Article: NOTED SPECIALIST DEAD Passing of Dr. Harrold KEEN LOVER OF FLOWERS (Article), News (Adelaide, SA : 1923 - 1954), Thursday 6 November 1924 [Issue No.403] page 10
For Edithburgh University read Edinburgh University
2017-04-21 13:28 InstituteOfAustralianCulture Article: KING'S THEATRE. "WHITE AUSTRALIA." (Article), Table Talk (Melbourne, Vic. : 1885 - 1939), Thursday 1 July 1909 [Issue No.1249] page 24
Some obscured text has been corrected with regards to the cast list of the play, published in The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 26 June 1909, p. 24, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article10701622 (see http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/10701622/364743)
2017-04-21 13:23 SheffieldPark Article: THE FESTINIOG RAILWAY. (Article), The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), Tuesday 29 August 1871 [Issue No.3330] page 1
Txxt Cite FRR = https://www.festipedia.org.uk/wiki/World_exemplar#Table_3_-_Reports.2C_etc.
2017-04-21 12:54 spison Article: A LITTLE FIREBRAND. (Article), Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) , Tuesday 5 May 1885 [Issue No.8957] page 6
Sandhurst and Ironbark are in Victoria so it is highly unlikely that this girl was sent to Shaftesbury!
2017-04-21 11:59 MilesPeachfield Article: SNOW IN THE HILLS 4 In. At Mt. Lofty HEAVIEST FALL FOR 13 YEARS People Rush To See Rare Sight (Article), The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), Monday 15 August 1932 page 9
Re the text in this article "Ambleside had one of the heaviest falls in the hills ...". According to an article in Wikipedia accessed on 21st May 2017: "Due to the First World War in Europe, in 1917 the South Australian Government changed many German place names. The name Hahndorf was changed to Ambleside after the nearby Ambleside railway station.[2] Hahndorf was re-instated as the town's name with the enactment of the South Australia Nomenclature Act of 1935 on 12 December 1935.[3] There are still references to the name Ambleside in and aroun...
2017-04-21 11:30 JPEditor [No description recorded] (VPRS 10742/P1 B1152) (Version)
This photo shows Lorraine Crapp (Australia) just after she won Heat 1 of the Women's 100 metres freestyle on 29 November in an Olympic record time of 1min 03.4sec. The record would last only until Heat 5 which teammate Dawn Fraser won in 1min 02.4sec.
2017-04-21 11:23 bluefilly Article: The Mysterious Simba k (Article), The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954), Sunday 26 June 1932 [Issue No.1526] page 15
According to other news articles, Simba has two white socks on his hind legs. This horse has one, as far as I can tell. Hmmm.
2017-04-21 11:19 JohnWarren Article: WAMBOYNE (Article), The Forbes Advocate (NSW : 1911 - 1954), Friday 7 March 1924 [Issue No.20] page 3
Ancestry.com BDM has Dorothea G O'Neill to Percy R G Sullivan, Rose C Towers
2017-04-21 10:50 JohnWarren Article: COX--PAYTEN. (Article), The Forbes Advocate (NSW : 1911 - 1954), Tuesday 4 August 1925 [Issue No.68] page 3
Ancestry.com BDM has Evelyn F Cox
2017-04-21 10:48 JohnWarren Article: PERSONAL. (Article), The Forbes Advocate (NSW : 1911 - 1954), Friday 15 August 1924 [Issue No.64] page 6
ANcestry.com BDM has Ferdinand Heinke to Gladys Esther Grimmett