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black / white photographs

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

Description
Twenty-four black / white photographs, with white borders, showing construction work of an outdoor swimming pool in a town area.
Size
H-90mm W-125mm
Object Registration
3186
Keywords
orbost-swimming-pool
Historical information
The construction of the outdoor swimming pool at Orbost was a community driven project.
When Made
late 1950s - early 1960s
Significance
The opening of the Orbost Swimming Pool was a significant event in Orbost's development. The construction of the pool was community driven and the swimming club played a crucial role in helping young people learn about water safety away from rivers.
Last updated
12 Mar 2020 at 2:16PM