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Photo - Widows activities

From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
Colour photo x 8 of widows and Sir Weary Dunlop at a lunch at Ruby Red restaurant and a white paper label.
Object Registration
01801
Keywords
exercise classes, widows, activities, dunlop
Historical information
A gathering of widow who attended widows exercise classes at Legacy House at a restaurant called Ruby Rose.
Melbourne Legacy ran an excellent exercise program for its widows for many years and the swim classes at the City Baths were very popular. The instructor for many years was Betty Luders.
Sir Weary Dunlop also attended the dinner.
Significance
A record of the types of activities Legacy provided as a physical and social outlet for widows.
Inscriptions & Markings
White paper label says 'Members of Legacy's Exercise classes celebrated their 14th anniversary at a newly established restaurant 'Ruby Red'. The warm friendly atmosphere and delicious food makes it a nice place to meet. Class Instructor Betty Luders ensured everyone had a good time.
Last updated
31 Jul 2020 at 12:48PM