Historical information

This file contains 5 items.
A limited edition of a book "A History of the Bentleigh East Primary School No. 2083 formerly Bentleigh formerly East Brighton 1878-1978" published to mark the centenary of the Bentleigh East Primary School celebrated from 1 – 5th August 1978.
The book was compiled by the Principal Peter Morris and is a collection of incidents, reminiscences and anecdotes arranged in chronological order to capture the character of the differing periods through which the school passed. It provides an insight to the development of the area and of the school and includes a list of school principals from 1878 – 1978, an honor roll for WW1 students etc.
Notes on the Camm family who donated the School Centenary Book
A newspaper article on the centenary celebrations. The article is undated and the source is not known. It includes 2 photographs of the celebrations.
A name badge for Duchie Laven issued for the centenary. The badge is on pink cardboard.
A Black + White school photograph taken in 1948. Josephine and Wilma Newman are identified in the photograph.