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black and white photographs

From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria

Description
Four small black / white photographs of girls wearing swimming costumes.
Size
W-58mm H-100mm
Object Registration
3181
Keywords
orbost-high-school swimming school-sports recreation-swimming
Historical information
These are photographs of students who participated in The Orbost High School Swimming Carnival in 1939.
3181.1 is of the winners in the Senior Breast Stroke. Included are R. Russell (3rd place); P. Gall (2nd place) and B. Russell (1st place).
3181.2 is of the winners of the Junior Dive. In the photograph are: Ray Russell (1st); Dot Lynn (2nd).
3181.3 has five girls who were members of Rowe A Team, the winning bteam. The girls are: M. Robinson; Ray Robinson; M. Herbert; P. Gall; Nance Gilbert.
3181.4 is of three place-getters in the Junior Freestyle. They were: Marion Herbert (1st); Annette D, (2nd) and Ray Russell (3rd)
When Made
1939
Significance
Orbost High School / Orbost Secondary College has played a significant part in the education of senior students in the Orbost district . It is the sole senior educational institution. These photographs are representative of its history.
Last updated
10 Mar 2020 at 2:36PM