Historical information

Australian Natives' Association was a mutual society founded in Melbourne in April 1871. The last branch closed in 2007 in Western Australia.
The Australian - American Association of Victoria was formed in the 1940s for the betterment of relations between Australia and the USA including that in the area of education.


The Bogong State School entered many competitions successfully.
The Australian Natives' Association supported social well-being which, in this case, involved presenting a book to the Bogong State School in 1949 and
2. Australian-American Association of Victoria's letter is dated November 22nd 1950 to the Bogong School for first prize in the Project Book competition.

Physical description

A4 cream cardboard with Australian emblem at the top. The shield in the emblem is red. Below the title - Bogong school is the recipient of a book for most improved school garden and grounds. 2. The letter: 'Re-Project Book Competition, 1950" declaring that Bogong State School won first prize.

Inscriptions & markings

Letter has the signature of the Executive Officer of the Australian-American Association.