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Williamstown High School Williamstown, Victoria

Williamstown High School (WHS) is a public, co-educational school situated in the historic Williamstown area. It is a multi-campus school - Years 7- 9 are housed on the junior campus, Bayview St, Williamstown and the senior campus, with Years 10 -12 is located in Pasco St, Williamstown. WHS has a proud history of over 100 years. It began as Williamstown Grammar School in 1867, and in 1914 became WHS - a State Government funded public school. In 2000 WHS merged with Gellibrand Girl's school to become the school it is today.

Contact Information

location
76 Pasco St Williamstown 3016 (map)
phone
+61 03 93939027

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Opening Hours

By appointment during school hours.

Location

76 Pasco St Williamstown Victoria

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A collection of items relating to or originating from Williamstown High School the archives consist of enrolment records, pennants, flags, cups, reports, photographs, badges, uniforms and other ephemera dating from the early 1900's to the present day.

Cameron Auty 16 October 2014 1:32 PM

Hi Williamstown High team, You're doing a great job getting your collection online, we're really enjoying watching all the photos as they're uploaded. Keep up the good work! - Site Admin

Victoria Grace 16 May 2018 1:34 PM

Can you please advise me whether you have photos from the 1980s to be uploaded to the site or whether you are missing them. I am fortunate to have some photos that I could share.

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945 items

School cap

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black felted wool peaked cap with green wool under peak. Red button (faded to tan) on top. Logo with fish and anchor and 'Hold fast' in red and yellow.

Inscriptions & Markings

Inside hat: Made specially for Williamstown High School by J.T. Lynch, Moonee Ponds Name: Ray Hill IIIB Size: 7

Staff 1989

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated full colour copy of original photograph of Williamstown High School staff of 1989.

Staff 1988

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School staff in the year 1988. We have two copies of this photograph, but one has mildew damage and a small tear.

Tour of Great Barrier Reef 1950

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A report, written by a student, about a trip taken to the Great Barrier Reef by WHS students in 1950. 4 leaves of black and white photographs mounted on buff card. 15 type written pages of text. Text pages are glued together, back to back. Pages are housed in a 3 ring binder with plastic sleeves.

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF file for complete text.

Fifth year school certificate 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Yellow card printed in black. Typed with subjects passed and hand signed by principal.

Historical information

Certificate issued by the school and presented to student on successful completion of Form 5.

Inscriptions & Markings

See attached JPG

Concert Band 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School concert band on a school visit to Newport Primary School.

1995 staff & students

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Brown vinyl photo album with gold print, containing staff and class photographs of students and staff at Williamstown High School in 1995. Contains full colour photographs with student and staff names of: 7AL, 7AR, 7DR, 7JO, 7SR, 7WM, 8IF, 8TP, 8AG, 8DM, 9SA, 9HY, 9RJ, 10JP, 10SC, 10NA, Year 11, Year 12. Photographs taken by Fotek School Portraits Pty Ltd.

Inscriptions & Markings

Student and teacher names are included with each photograph.

2C 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 2C from the year 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Year 9NA 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 9NA 1994

Recital 1980's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Green card. An invitation to a recital at Williamstown High School. VCE students performed their musical items on the eve of their CAT performances.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

Year 7AG 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 7AG 1994

Form 4B 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph depicting Williamstown High School form 4B of 1973.

Keith Abbey 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph mounted with photo corners on white paper.

Inscriptions & Markings

'Keith Stuart Abbey, Head prefect 1948. Photos donated by Abbey/ Dusink family.

P.E. track suit top

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Size 44 dark green synthetic track suit top with Williamstown High School logo on the front left hand side.

Historical information

Worn by Dennis Nilson (D.J.), a Williamstown High School teacher of the 1960's and 1970's.

Inscriptions & Markings

On label at back of neck 'Deluxe Simpson of Melbourne'.

Form 1B 1968

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 1B of 1968

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Year 11AG 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 11AG 1990 Williamstown High School

Concert Band 1990's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School Concert Band at practice in the 1990's

Form 5H 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5H of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Cadets 1953

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Cadets 1953. Mr Crowl centre front

Narelle Roberts

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Original colour photograph.

Form 2A 1956

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2A of 1956.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Form 5B 1972

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated black and white copy of Williamstown High School form 5B of 1972.

Form 1E 1970

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 1E of 1970.

9 JO 1997

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph mounted on card accompanied by students and teacher names.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG above.

High Tide 1987

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1987 school year. Contains reports from all departments, staff, student leaders, captains, sports results, camp details, student work and many black and white photohgraphs.

Male Staff 1931

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copied black and white photograph mounted on card.

Inscriptions & Markings

Male Staff 1931. Back row: Fred Brooks, Mr Holman, Bill Head, 'Tiny' Lawson, Bill Murton, Jack Lovett, 'Ponto' McNeice, Van Prooyen. Front row: Alex Johnston, Rex Southy, Edgar Downes, Jack Mollison, Stan Arthur, Jack Bell.

Athletics meet program 1946

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white, printed on paper, this program details an 1946 official schools swim meet. It comprises 16 pages.

Historical information

This program details the Metropolitan High Schools' Sports Association 27th annual Championship athletic sports meeting. The event was held on the Essendon Recreation Reserve. It was a 3 day meet, with Williamstown High School competeing on day two against Coburg, Essendon & Geelong High Schools.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Laminated copy of a black and white photograph of Tasmanian Tour 1951

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Lamintaed copy of a black and white photograph of Williamstown Hight School Tasmanian Tour 1951

Prefects 1940

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of sepia photograph mounted on board. Also includes a copy of signatures on the back of the original photograph mounted on board.

1971 Netball team

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on card.

Inscriptions & Markings

Williamstown High School Netball 1971

1990 Concert Band

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School Concert Band performing at Newport Primary School in 1990. Conducted by Aydin Abdullah.

Untitled

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Staff 1985

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of the whole staff of Williamstown High School in 1985.

Concert Band 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School Concert Band performing at the Yacht Club.

Goodbye card 1988

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Large Hallmark Colossals greeting card with full colour cover and greeting inside.

Historical information

Messages to Scott Wilson's Williamstown High School band from students at Geelong Grammar, where the band performed in 1988.

Significance

The Finn Koren Collection.

Inscriptions & Markings

See images attached of student messages inside card.

Form 2C 1962

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 2C of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

1978 Construction of library block

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of the construction of the library block, mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: Library 1978.

High Tide 1971

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication with card cover. 44 p.; ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1971 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

Form 3D 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3D of 1973.

Year 9TL 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 9TL 1992

Year 7AR 1995

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Class colour photograph mounted on card, teacher and student names are included.

1978 Orientation booklet

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

White folded paper, printed in black booklet of 20 pages. Contains school rules, plan of class rooms, school hours and general information.

Year 10JP 1995

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of the 10JP class of 1995 at Williamstown High School. Mounted on card, the teacher and students' names are also included.

1948 On tour

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of WHS boys on tour in 1948.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: 1948

1970s Girls tennis team

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

1940s students

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Sepia photograph of students of WHS in the 1940s.

High Tide 1953

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication. Buff cover printed in red and black. 64 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the 1953 school year. Contains staff, house captains, form school captains, school captains, scholarship recipients, sports results, team photographs, student work.

Inscriptions & Markings

On front cover '1953'. Inside front cover ' Donald G. Jamieson, 3B'. Inside back cover, student signatures.

Student reference 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single sheet of white paper, printed with school letterhead in navy blue. Type written 'To whom it may concern..' reference, signed by principal.

Historical information

A reference, written by the principal, for the student to use to obtain employment or apply for courses.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG attached.

1950s Matriculation

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

2 captions with statements about students studying for their Matriculation certificate, mounted on board.

Form 4A 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 4A of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Disadvantaged schools

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

2 captions about the Disadvantaged Schools Programs in the 1980s and the 1990s. Mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption 1, back of photo: 1980s Caption 2 back of photo: 1990s

Form 1B 1966

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 1B of 1966.

High Tide 2008

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A4 sized coloured card book, of 80 pages. The book represents the 2008 Williamstown High School year. It contains reports from all departments, sport results, student work and many photographs, some in full colour.

Form 2C 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 2C of 1974.

Form 4D 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4D of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

1990s - opening new basketball court

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: new basketball court opened 1990.

Form 2C 1956

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2C of 1956.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

2000 study planner

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Spiral bound, maroon plastic covered student study planner, issued by Williamstown High School for students in 2000. Also contains information about rules and regulations, uniform, bell times, camps, music programs.

1948 Athletic sports

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photographs (2), laminated on A4 sheet.

Inscriptions & Markings

1948 - Newport Oval. House athletic sports tug-of-war. Staff versus boys. 1948 Newport oval. House Athletic sports - Koala girls marching team.

Pupil's record book 1969-72 Linda Smallman

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Book of blue textured card, printed in black with Education Department Victoria coat of arms on cover. 14 pages.

Historical information

A perpetual record of a students educational progress through high school. At the end of each term, marks and teacher's notes are added.

Inscriptions & Markings

'L. Smallman' written on front cover. See attached PDF for full contents.

1970s House Assembly

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: School banners are all that remain of our assembly hall. The house system finished in the 80's and the banners were mislaid for years. Exies pre 1980's will greet each other, 'What years were you there....I was a Dingo (Kiala, Possum, Wombat)'.

1951 Football premiers

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Junior Football Team Premiers 1951. Coach Doc Walsh

Inscriptions & Markings

see image above

1971 junior girls tennis team

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School junior girls tennis team of 1971.

Staff 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of male staff of 1948.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: Back row: Bradshaw, McCully, Munday,Osborne, Charles Middle row: ? , ? , Evans, Jenkins, Walshe, Blumenthal, ? Front row: Kent, Mepham, Brookes, Green, Tynan

High Tide 1986

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School yearbook for the 1986 school year. Black and white glossy card cover, this yearbook has 44 pages. It contains reports from all year levels and departments, sport results, student work and many black and white photographs.

Form 3B 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3B of 1961.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

10 GC 1997

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph mounted on card accompanied by students and teacher names.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG above.

High Tide 2006 - Williamstown High School Year Book 2006

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Coloured card and glossy pages, 40 page A4 sized year book representing the 2006 Williamstown High School year. Includes sports reports, student work, reports from all departments and many photographs, some of them full colour.

Prefects 1962

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School prefects of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Form 1E 1968

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 1E of 1968

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF above.

Physical culture girls - 1940s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph, mounted on board. We also have a sepia copy of the original photo with names of girls on the back.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Committed to soul CD - 1993 - Committed to soul

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1 CD in jewel case. Includes playlist on the reverse and list of band members with black and white photograph inside the front cover. Produced by Milisa Inglis & Finn Koren. Engineered by Neil Gray at Trueform Studios. Made in Australia by Disctronics.

Significance

Band members: Anthony Bethell - bass guitar; Jamila Brogan - brass; Aicha Brogan - brass; Milisa Inglis - backing vocals; Steven Jones - guitar, brass, keyboard; Jeremy King - guitar; Finn Koren - keyboard; Timothy Miedecke - vocals, guitar, bass; Shaun Murray - brass; Samantha Simpson - vocals, drum; George Smpyrakis - brass; Deidre Waight - backing vocals. Also: Ian, Penny and Lex (horn arrangements) Aydin Abdullah (horn director) Colin Wiseman (photography.

Inscriptions & Markings

See 2 images attached.

1948 Footy & Cricket

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

2 black and white photographs of 1948 cricket & football teams mounted, with photo corners, on paper.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg above for team members' names.

Algebra textbook 1946 - The first two years' algebra, by R.Wilson and A.D. Ross. Melbourne: F.W. Cheshire, 1944.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Blue cloth covered board textbook of 260 pages, used by R.E. Gerring in his algebra studies while in Form 2B at Williamstown High School in 1946.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg above for inscription inside front cover.

Peace Assembly 1988

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single blue A4 sheet. Flyer for the Peace Assembly held on 9th August 1988 at Williamstown High School. Musical items were presented by Sam Bird, Brendan Cassar and Greig Turner.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

NZ band tour flyer 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Full colour A4 flyer advertising the Williamstown High School Concert Band New Zealand tour.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

9 MM 1997

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph mounted on card accompanied by students and teacher names.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG above.

Staff 1995

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph that has been laminated. Includes names of staff members. We have 2 copies.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg above for staff names

1920s Buidling

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of pen and ink drawing of original building.

Form 1D 1959

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 1D of 1959.

Form 2D 1970

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2D of 1970.

Disco Dance 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

One sheet of white paper printed in black, advertising the disco held on June 26th 1993, featuring the Wet Reeds.

Historical information

The Finn Koren collection.

Form 2C 1957

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2C of 1957.

Year 9SC 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 9SC 1992

Form 5A 1975

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of Williamstown High School Form 5A of 1975.

Music 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of the concert band performance at Mobil.

Short stories 1960's - Modern short stories. 2nd edition. Compiled by A.Lewis Clayfield. Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens Ltd, 1952.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Paperback collection of short stories, 229 pages. Used by Robyn Thomson, during her schooling, 1961-65. Book is covered in brown paper.

Inscriptions & Markings

On front cover: Short stories. Robyn Thomson, Williamstown High School, Form 3B.

Janet Richardson 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photographic enlargement of Janet Richardson that has been annotated and laminated.

Historical information

Depicts a Williamstown High School student of 1961 in uniform. The photograph was taken inside the prefects' pavilion, a small structure red brick structure, separate from the main school building, situated on Pasco Street.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG above. On front of photograph: Janet Richardson, Prefects' pavilion 1961.

Williamstown summer festival program 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A4 booklet of light card. Program of the Williamstown Summer Festival which was held on 26th-30th January 1994. Williamstown High School soul band, The Wet Reeds, played at the event.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Form 4B 1971

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4B of 1971.

Captain's hat (cadets) 1950's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Khaki wool cadet officer's hat with school badge and brown leather hat band. Leather hat band has leather buttons on each side and the band is double at the front.

Historical information

Worn by the officer ranks of the cadet's in the 1950's at Williamstown High School.

Form 3A 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photographof Williamstown High School form 3A of 1961.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Centenary Concert program 2015

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Printed colour booklet with the complete program for the Centenary Concert, held at the Williamstown Town Hall on 29th July 2015. B5 size, 12 pages. Includes historical anecdotes and some photographs.

Form 4D 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white original photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4D of 1961.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Between the lines 1987

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Newspaper published by Williamstown High School. Contains, school events, school news, sports results, student work and black and white photographs.

Form 1B 1971

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 1B of 1971

1956 Class 1A

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph of Form 1A, 1956. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: Form 1A 1956. The photo was taken near Pasco Street boundary. Navy blue tunic, blazer and beret was the winter uniform for girls. In Summer they had a green dress trimmed with white and a straw hat. The boys uniform was grey and were expected to wear black caps with red buttons on the top (lots were kept in pockets). Original photo on loan from Iris Whitehurst (Webb). On back of photograph: Form 1A 1956 "Dingoes". Iris Webb has original.

Steele program 2006 - Steele

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

An A4 stapled publication. Front and back covers are colour. 24 p. : ill.

Historical information

This program was created to accompany the school performance of Steele at the Altona Civic Theatre, 24-26 August 2006. The script was based on an idea by Cameron Peckham and further developed by J.R. Davidson. Michael Waugh finalised the script. Directed by Michael Waugh. Production Manager Lizz Lethlean. Assistant directors Liza Bermingham, Jackson McInerney, Rachel Swaby, Lyn Redwood, Annie Rodoni.

High Tide 1950

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication. Buff cover printed in black and red. 48 p. : ill.

Historical information

Year book for the 1950 school year. Contains staff and management listing, prefects, team photographs and sports results, student work.

Inscriptions & Markings

Inside front cover, 'Rita Blackstock V'. Inside back cover, student signatures.

Government House 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the Wiliamstown High School Concert Band performing at Government House in the 1990's.

Historical information

Aydin Abdullah - Conductor

1948 - Boys at WHS

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of boys at Williamstown High School.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photo: 1948

1971 - Junior 1st XVIII

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph mounted on card.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: 1971 Junior 1st XVIII - Mr Fogarty. Taken from 1971 High Tide.

Form 1A 1969

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 1A of 1969. Form teacher: Mrs Church

Form 5A 1972

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 5A of 1972.

Parker Cup 1932

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photocopy of Herald, 1932 newspaper clipping, mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

The Parker Cup, won by the Dingoes House of Williamstown High School in school sports during the last season, was presented yesterday to the House Captain, Laurie Parker and Jean Baxter, by Mr. Lemmon , M.L.A.

Athletics meet program 1947

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Booklet issued on white paper with black print, comprising 16 pages.

Historical information

This program details the Metropolitan High School' Sports Association 28th annual athletic sports meeting. The event went for three days and was held on the Essendon Recreation Reserve. Williamstown High School competed on the second day, against Box Hill, Coburg,Essendon, and Geelong High Schools.

Form 3B 1971

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3B of 1971.

Form E1 Boys 1930

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copied black and white photograph, mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Form E1 boys 1930

Form 2A 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2A of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Year 9SC 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 9SC 1994

Form IIIB 1947

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

WHS Form !!!B 1947. Copy donated by Bob Gerring, 3rd from right 3rd top row. Mr (Sarge) Kent.

Ball games 1970s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Historical information

WHS boys playing basketball (?) in school grounds.

Mr Fagan - Principal 1975-81

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of photograph mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption Reads: Mr Fagan, Principal 1975-81. '(The school)...weathered the storms of the past decade and have avoided the pursuit of mediocrity...' High Tide 1979.

1947 Junior Football Team

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Sepia photograph, original. We also have a 200 mm x 152 mm enlargement.

Inscriptions & Markings

1947 Junior Football Team. Back row: B. Bricoe, R. Miller, A. Copeland, D. Henderson, D. Valentine, N. Trevan, R Wiffin, N. David, B. Thomas Middle row: C. West, G. East, N. O'Connor, F. Bron (C), Mr Walsh (Coach), J. Murray (V.C.), L. Govan, F. Brane, W. Gibson Front row: J. Whise, D. Rowan, A. Macery

Form 5S 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white original photograph of Williamstown High School form 5S of 1961.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Year 9JP 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 9JP 1994

Form 5A 1956 Girls

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5A of 1956.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Form 5C 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5C 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Prefects 1960

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads:Prefects of 1969. Mr Bowe - Headmaster, Mr Dillon - Senior Master, Miss Wilmot - Senior Mistress. Original photo on loan from Iris Whitehurst (Webb).

Senior boys on excursion 1940s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board. Also includes a caption mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Senior boys on excursion. Enlarged copies donated by Bruce Porter. 1940s

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Senior Cricket Team Premiers 1953

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Senior Crcket team Premiers 1953

Inscriptions & Markings

see image above

Alice Oxley 1929

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph. It has been laminated.

Historical information

Alice Oxley (Mrs Cordell), attended Williamstown High School from 1925 to 1929 when she completed Form 5. b 1913 - d 1960.

Spring Concert Program 2010

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

B5 program booklet containing the program for the Spring Concert, held on 18th Oct. 2010 at the Williamstown Town Hall. 8 pages, the cover is in full colour.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

With a Little Help from my Friends poster 1998

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A3 laminated colour poster advertising the Williamstown High School production.

Historical information

Poster advertising the school production for 1998 - With a Little Help from my Friends.

Form 1A 1963

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 1A of 1963.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

1979 Orientation booklet

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

White folded paper, printed in black booklet of 20 pages. Contains school rules, plan of class rooms, school hours and general information.

Form 5D 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 5D of 1974.

1970 Demolition of drill hall

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of the partially demolished drill hall, laminated.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: drill hall 1970. Caption on photograph: 1970 demolition of drill hall.

Football team 1940's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph mounted on board of the Williamstown High School football team sometime in the 1940's.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above for inscription on the back of the photograph.

Form 3A 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School class 3A of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

What's your favourite pudding? program 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Stapled paper program. 8 p.

Historical information

Program to accompany a play presented by the Dramatic Club of the Williamstown High School. Performed at the Mechanics Institute, Williamstown. Tuesday 23rd March, 1948. Includes production details and advertisements from local businesses who sponsored the performance.

Inscriptions & Markings

Includes signatures of the cast on the front cover.

Form 2A 1957

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 2A of 1957. A second laminated copy is also at this number.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Form 1B 1970

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 1B of 1970.

High Tide 1960

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication. Off-white card cover printed in red, black and yellow. 39 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the 1960 school year. Contains staff, student, sport leaders, prefects, form captains, sports results, production and camp news, team photographs, students work.

Inscriptions & Markings

On front cover 'Danute'. Last two pages, student signatures.

Year 10IF 1991

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph oy Year 10IF 1991

Tons of money Tusmore program 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Printed black and white folded pamphlet on paper. 4 p. 2nd copy mounted on board in Historical Display Box 11.7 (2 items - program & stage shot).

Historical information

The item details the Williamstown High School Dramatic Group's 1948 performance of Tons of Money. The play toured South Australia, performing at Tusmore. (see 17.1 for main program).

Form 2C 1970

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 2C of 1969.

1972 New assembly hall

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of interior of the assembly hall with staff and students. Mounted on board, this photo is accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: The new assemblt hall. On the corner of Melbourne Road and Pasco Street Williamstown. Opened in 1972.

Headmaster 1961-65

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph, enlargement, of Harry Powell, Headmaster at Williamstown High School from 1961 to 1965 and David Dillon, Senior Master from 1960 to 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

On fornt of photograph (see JPG above): Senior Master David Dillon 1960-1964 Headmaster Harry Powell 1961-1965 Ex-student 1922-1925.

Tie-Brisbane-1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black material tie printed in yellow and red

Historical information

Tie commemorates the drama group WHS tour to Brisbane in 1948.

Inscriptions & Markings

WHS Brisbane 1948

1979 new library block

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph of the new library block, mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads:The New Library Block. After a long wait the Library was ready for use in 1979.

Form 2E 1958

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2E of 1958.

Poets corner program 2017

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Program of the Williamstown High School pruction of 2017, Poet's corner. 12 pages, printed on paper the program includes cast, crew, running order and writer's note.

Historical information

This production was the first to be performed in the new Centenary Theatre, built on the school grounds. It was officially opened in June 2017.

Form 2E 1969

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2E of 1969.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Year 12 VCE 1997

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph mounted on card accompanied by students and teacher names.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG above

High tide 1991

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the year 1991. Yellow glossy card with photographs on cover. Black and white with some illustrations inside. Year book outlines staff and student accomplishments for the 1991 school year, awards, sports results, student work.

Girls 1943

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph, laminated.

Inscriptions & Markings

Back row: Pat Tinworth, Betty Dean, Margaret Short, Jewel Peppin, Elaine Tulloch, ?, Carmen Walters 3rd row: Audrey Gill, ?, Audrey Cornish, June Fraser, Betty Hall, Doreen Eddison, Betty Hodge, Shirley Milne 2nd row: Joyce Woolley, Margot Cash, Jean Inglis, Iris McGregor, Janette Jamieson, Joan White Front Row: Jean Broadway, Gwen Jones, Marion Kent, Mavis Hughes, Isabel Wright, Erica Kugler, Grace Feddersen

Archie Fowler

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph and text, copied and laminated.

Historical information

Biographical information about Archie Fowler, a student at Williamstown High School from 1918-(?)1920

School cadets 1950s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: Cadets off to camp. On back of photograph: Cadets on camp 1957-8? From High Tide.

Betty Bowyer 1935

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

1935 Betty Bowyer and friend. Summer uniform.

Certificate Honours 1954

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white copy of certificate mounted on board.

Historical information

Certificate presented to student at the end of the school year as recognition of high achievement in their studies.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg for all details.

Tie-Gympie-1949

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Yellow material tie printed in black and red.

Historical information

Tie commemorates the drama tour of 1949, when WHS visited Gympie.

Inscriptions & Markings

WHS Victoria Gympie trip 1949

Children's Week 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Fax of a letter confirming the Williamstown High School Bands' performances at Altona Gate Shopping Centre to help celebrate Children's Week.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

Williamstown Advertiser 1986

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Front and back cover of the Williamstown Advertiser newspaper of 20th August 1986. The article "It's no secret, this band has ambition" is about The Williamstown High School band Top Secret.

Historical information

Finn Koren Collection.

Girls of 1938 - Summer uniform

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph on mounting board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Girls of 1938 in their summer uniform.

Swimming sports program 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Official program of Williamstown High School Swimming Carnival, 2nd March 1948. 8 pages of white paper.

Inscriptions & Markings

See pdf above

1921 Hockey girls

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph (copy) mounted on board

Inscriptions & Markings

Original photograph has inscription. See image - 1921 hockey team back. "Hazel & Sheila Crossley, Marie Scott, Miss Lake, Linda Little, Bessie Franks, Jean Campbell, Edna Fryer, Vera Burrows, Eunice Pittard, Clarice Woolf, Violet Keay, Linda Fassell. Mrs E Johnson 27 Giffard St." See also 32.10 for original photograph on brown card.

Archibald Fowler report 1918

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Report book of Archibald Fowler, student of Williamstown High School, Form F in 1918. The report book is for studies during the three terms of 1918. Brown card cover, buff pages, 8 pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF above for complete text of item.

High Tide 1963

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for 1963. Buff coloured card cover printed in school colours of black, red and yellow. 48 pages, some photographs.

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF's above. Inside back cover: autographs from fellow students.

Form 3D 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3D of 1961.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

W.H.S. Scholars 1921 -

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Newspaper cuttings from local papers announcing scholarship winners from Williamstown High School. Cuttings have been taken from 1921- 1925, 1930, 1932 - 1937, 1939 - 1941, 1944 & 1946. Also includes a clipping about the opening of the new school building in 1945. Folder with buff card cover and single sheets formed into a book with split pins. 17 pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

On cover: 4273/29 Indecipherable signature.

Music 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of teacher Finn Koren listening to performance with students.

Parliament House certificate 1995

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A4 colour certificate presented to the Williamstown High School Band for their performance in the Great Hall, Wed 29th November 1995.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

Sports pennant 1972-3

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Triangular blue sports pennant screen printed in pastel blue.

Inscriptions & Markings

Screen printed with "W.S.B.A. D grade, summer competition, Premiers 1972-73."

Year 11SC 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 11SC 1990 x 1

Form 4B 1940's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph mounted on board of Williamstown High School Form 4B, sometime in the 1940's.

Form 4E 1966

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Electronic jpg copy of original black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4E, 1966.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above for student and teacher names.

Form 3E 1971

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3E of 1971.

Form 3D 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3D of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

1957 Orchestra Drill Hall

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Miss Boardman with the Williamstown High School orchestra in the Drill Hall.

Inscriptions & Markings

On front of the photograph: Miss A.B. Boardman, Head Mistress, and school orchestra in Drill Hall 1957.

Year 12 Yearbook 2007 - Class of 2007

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

a$ sized year book published by Williamstown High School to commemorate the Year 12 cohort of 2007. 114 pages, the book contains profiles and photographs of most of the year 12 students of 2007. Academic, sporting, camp and arts achievements are included as is a look back at this group when they started school at WHS in year 7. Many photographs, some colour are also included.

High tide 2002

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 2002 school year. Coloured card cover, 68 pages, illustrated, some colour. Contains, student work, sports report, school news, class photographs.

1990 Concert Band

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School Concert Band performing at Newport Primary School, conducted by Aydin Abdullah.

Break-up Party 1931

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Break-up Party, Form DC1 - 1931. Williamstown Gardens.

Whangarei photo 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph mounted on folded card. The photograph was taken on the music trip to NZ. It depicts the students and teachers on board the Pride of Russell at Whangarei.

Historical information

The Finn Koren collection.

Inscriptions & Markings

Messages from students. See jpg above.

Year 7WM 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School 1990 class 7WM.

Concert Band 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Concert Band performing at Newport Primary School in 1990. Aydin Abdullah is the Conductor.

Girls hockey 1956

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School girls hockey team of 1956.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

8 NR 1997

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph mounted on card accompanied by students and teacher names.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG above.

Swimming meet program 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Official programme of the inter school swimming sports of 24th March 1948. Consists of 4 pages of white paper/.

Historical information

This official programme was issued to schools attending the Metropolitan High School' Sports Association inter school swimming sports. The event was held at Olympic Pool and competing schools were Coburg, Box Hill, Essendon, Geelong and Williamstown High School.

WHS Boys Swimming Team 1949

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph, laminated.

Inscriptions & Markings

WHS Swimming Tean 1949 Back Row: Doug Henderson, Bruce Porter, Ray Smit, Don Jack, Barry Boettcher, Trevor Treadwell, Clive West, Gerald De Rose. Middle row: Barry Campbell, Neil David, John Peckham, Tom Radford, Harrow Morgan, ?, Barry Wylie,, ?, ? Front row: Frank Crane, Geoffrey Jones, Bernard Sidler

Hair styles 1924

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of pen and ink drawings taken from High Tide, mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

'The old order changeth'. Prevailing Coiffures among school girls 1924. High Tide.

Form 3B 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3B of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Hat badge - 1940's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Round metal hat badge with enameling in red black and yellow. Depicts the Williamstown High School logo of the 1940's with fish across anchor. Badge has a loop to allow for sewing onto hat bands.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of badge; 374. Also very small makers make that is indecipherable.

Form 2D 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2D of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Cookery hat 1960s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Lavender linen material button on hat/scarf, made by Robyn Thompson in Needlework class at Williamstown High School in the 1960s. Hat has one white button on the back and is embroidered with the name 'Robyn' on the front.

High tide 2000

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 2000 school year. A4 size white card cover with colour illustration. 48 pages, with photographs and illustrations, some colour. Contains student work, sports results, class photographs, school news.

Governement House 1990's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School Concert Band performing at Government House in the 1990's

Historical information

Aydin Abdullah - Conductor

Senior Boys 1940s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Senior Boys 1940s. Enlarged copy donated by Bruce Porter.

Williamstown summer festival program 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Yellow paper program - 1 sheet folded to make 4 pages. Program for the 16th annual Williamstown summer festival, 1993. Printed in red and black.

Historical information

The Finn Koren collection.

Year 11WM 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of class Year 11WM 1990

1948 Cadets at WHS

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of cadets in uniform at WHS, taken in 1948.

Inscriptions & Markings

On backing sheet: 1948 - Brian Lecke, John Schmidt, George Fraser, Ted Digney, Norm Dyson. On back of photograph: 1948

Form 1C 1963

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 1C of 1963.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Musical High Program 1996

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Purple paper, A4 folded into B5 sized program for the Musical High, Williamstown High School concert held on 15th November 1996 at Williamstown Hall.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Form 2E 1971

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 2E of 1971.

Form 1B 1956

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 1B of 1956.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Year 10SA 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 10SA 1992

English exercise book 1959

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Exercise book containing lined pages, used by Iris Webb for her English classes in 1959. Text on approximately 200 pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF's above. On front cover: Iris Webb, 4A English.

Speech night and afternoon1956

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

8 p. buff pamphlet printed in navy blue

Historical information

Program produced to accompany the 1956 Williamstown High School speech night and afternoon on Monday, 10th December 1956 and Wednesday 12th December 1956. Also includes the Headmaster's report (6 p.)

High Tide 1959

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white publication. White card cover printed in yellow, red and black.

Historical information

Year book for the 1959 school year. Contains staff, student, sport, form captains, prefects, scholarship recipients, sports results, camp and production news and student work.

Inscriptions & Markings

On front cover, Danute Jokubauskas. Inside back cover, student signatures.

Archibald Fowler report 1919

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Report book for Williamstown High School student Archibald Fowler. In 1919 Archie was in Form E. The book has a mushroom pink card cover and 8 white pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

See the PDF above for complete report book.

Young Talent Time 1986

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of performers from Young Talent Time, 1986. Members of Williamstown High School rock band, Top Secret,, Johnny Young and other cast members are included.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

Year 8GH 1991

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photoraph of Year 8GH 1991

Sports pennant 1974-5

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Triangular blue felt sports pennant, screen printed in gold.

Inscriptions & Markings

Screen printed with "W.S.T.T.A Western Suburbs Table Tennis Assn. Williamstown H.S. Premiers 1974-75. E1 Grade summer pennant. P. Maligeorgos, D. Thompson, J. Power".

High Tide 1951

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white publication. Buff cover printed in black and red.52 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the 1951 school year. Contains staff, prefects, house captains, form captains, leaders and team photographs, sports results, scholarship recipients, student work.

Inscriptions & Markings

Inside front cover 'L. Smith, Form 1E'.

Speech night program 1959

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Paper, black and white printed pamphlet. 8 p.

Historical information

Contains the order of ceremony for the 1959 Williamstown High School speech night, held at the Williamstown Town Hall. Also includes the Head Master's report of the year.

The Ringer program 1950

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed pamphlet. 4 p.

Historical information

A program to accompany the Williamstown High School Dramatic Group production on The Ringer. The play toured South Australia, performing at the Civic Hall, Port Lincoln, Friday 19th May 1950.

Form 6B 1967

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 6B of 1967.

Concert Band 1990's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School Concert Band at practice in the 1990's.

Historical information

Aydin Abdullah - Conductor

High Tide 1967

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication. White card cover. 52 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1967 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

History textbook 1964 - The Australian background, by C.H. Wright. Melbourne: Hall's Book, 1961.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Grey cloth covered book used by Barbara Muster in her studies at Williamstown High School, whilst in Form 3B, 1964. 231 pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG's above for inscription inside front ocover and other notes made on the endpapers.

Form 3D 1957

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3D of 1957.

Form 1A 1968

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 1A of 1968.

1949 - Sports day

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph depicting boys and teacher at a sports ground in 1949.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of backing sheet: Grant Hazelgrove, Bomber Charles, Splonk Jenkins, Len Johnson, Keith Abbey. 1949.

Westgate Bridge 1970s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of student's work mounted on card.

1997 Information booklet - Williamstown High School - On course for life

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

8 page full colour, glossy, A4 information publication detailing WHS philosophy, facilities and curriculum offerings. Contains photographs.

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF for complete publication.

Form 3C 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3C of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Year 12 Yearbook 2008 - Class of 2008

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A4 sized coloured card covered book published by Williamstown High School commemorating the 2008 Year 12 cohort. 126 pages the book contains a summary of the Year 12 school year: camps of the last 6 years; debating, sport report, art and theatre, world challenge; student profiles and photographs of most students and teachers.

1965 Jubilee assembly

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Three black and white photographs with annotations

Inscriptions & Markings

Photograph 1: 1965 Jubilee re-union, ??, Mrs Coe, Mr Coe, Mrs J. Parker. Photograph 2: Mrs Coe, Mr Bowe, Capt. Pirie, Mrs Piri, Mr Forecast, Mrs Bowe, Mr Coe Photograph 3: 1965 Jubilee School Assembly, Mr Powell (Principal) 2nd from left. Mr Coe speaking.

Tie-Perth-1949

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Red cloth tie, printed in black and yellow.

Historical information

Commemorates the WHS drama tour to Perth in 1949.

Inscriptions & Markings

WHS Perth 1949

Volleyball 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of boys playing volleyball on the outside courts, mounted on board.

Historical information

WHS students playing volleyball on school grounds. Colin Banks, Bruce Leister, Tom Hill, Peter Krombach, Allan Armand, ?, Nick Holod

Cricket team 1967

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School first 11 cricket team of 1967.

Inscriptions & Markings

See images above.

Prefect badge 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Metal badge enameled in black, red and yellow. Has a large P in the centre and Williamstown High School Hold Fast around the outside.

Historical information

Presented to Williamstown High School students who became Prefects in the 1960s. This badge was presented to Iris Whitehurst (nee Webb).

Inscriptions & Markings

Makers mark on back but too small to read.

Year 11 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 11 1994

Staff 1950s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white original photograph.

High tide 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 1993 school year. Contains sports results, student's wor. photographs. A4 size with buff coloured card cover and black and white text and illustrations inside.

Form 3B 1946

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph mounted on board of Williamstown High School, Form 3B 1946.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: 1946 Alex P????e 397 6528 (see PDF above).

1949 WHS boys

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of WHS boys. Possibly on tour or on an excursion in 1949.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: 1949

Mr Bowe - Principal 1956-60

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: Mr Bowe Principal 1956-1960. This enlargement from a Golden Jubilee photo 1965. 'You must learn to be free yet accept the full responsibility of doing, of your own free will, what is reasonable to expect of you... You must learn to live in a community of nations... You can start to learn at once by living in harmony with your fellows at school. Your opinion is important. Do your part towards forming this teenage group conscience which is such a powerful source in your school.' High Tide 1957 'the world cries aloud for the exercise of tolerance. It is more necessary today than ever before in a world torn by distrust and suspicion.' High Tide 1958.

Copy of a black and white photograph of cast of The Guinea Pig 1951

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph of Williamstown High School cast of The Guniea Pig 1951

Inscriptions & Markings

see image above

Mr Howe - Principal 1966-74

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: Mr F. Howe. Principal 1966-74. This photo was taken in 1982. On back of photograph: Mr Fred Howe, 1966-74.(Photo Taken in 1982)

Form 1A 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white class photograph of Williamstown High School Form 1A of 1964. Taken in front of the quadrangle block.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Geography textbook 1945 - A Modern Geography for Australian schools, by Ivor G. Symons. Adelaide: Gillingham & Co., 1937.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Olive board covered book with green binding tape, used by Bob Gerring in studies, whilst in Form IB at Williamstown High School in 1945.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg above for inscription inside front cover.

Form 4C 1970

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4C of 1970.

Hold Fast, Vol. 1 No. 2. July 1944 - Official magazine of the Williamstown High School

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

4 page magazine of Williamstown High School with editorial by C. Curtain and P. Weate. Aslo includes student work, sports report and letters to the editors.

Form 2C 1972

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 2C of 1972.

Athletics team 1972

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated black and white photograph of Williamstown High School athletics team of 1972.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above for names

Speech night program 1957

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

8 page buff coloured pamphlet printed in navy blue.

Inscriptions & Markings

Page 3, written in pen: "? for Phys Ed. Jean E. Webb. Holes punched in left hand margin to allow for insertion into folder.

Music 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Children's matinee recital 1950

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single sheet of buff paper printed in black. Program for the Children's Matinee Recital held at Melbourne Town Hall, Monday 18th Sept. 1950 at 2 pm.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg.

Concert Band 1990's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School Concert Band in the 1990's practicing.

The Wet Reeds 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of The Wet Reeds band - Williamstown High School 1993.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection. Publicity photo of the band for use on the CD cover. See entry 67.1 for band members and song details.

Year 12 STC 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 12 STC 1990

Apron 1969

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Gold linen apron with red binding and pocket and rick rack trim. Embroidered with 'Janie' on top left hand front.

Historical information

This apron was made by Janie Winter in 1969, Form 1 Needlework class - Teacher Mrs Church. Binding trim is hand sewn as is the embroidered name. The apron was used the following year in Form 2 during Cookery classes. A matching scarf (85.2) was also made in that year.

Form 1B 1963

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 1B of 1963.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Form 1D 1963

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 1D of 1963.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Form 3E 1970

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown Highb School Form 3E of 1970.

Inscriptions & Markings

see image above

Form 3C 1972

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of Williamstown High School form 3C of 1972 class photograph.

Boy & Girl Prefects 1930's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph on mounting board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Prefects of the 1930's outside the pavilion.

High Tide 1982

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School yearbook for the 1982 school year. Comprising 36 pages and with black and white glossy card cover this yearbook contains reports from all departments, sports results, students work and many black and white photographs.

1957 orchestra in Drill Hall

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School orchestra practicing in the drill hall with Miss Boardman.

High Tide 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white publication. Buff card cover printed in black, yellow and red. 42 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1961 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

Inscriptions & Markings

Hand written inside front cover 'Yvonne L. Francome, Form VS Williamstown High School 1961. 14 Wellington St, West Footscray, Vic. 68.3057'.

Form 1A 1956

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 1A of 1956.

Inscriptions & Markings

See images above

Grand Concert 1940

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Folded buff paper with red, yellow and black stripe in corner. 4 leaves, printed in black. Program for Grand Concert, held at Williamstown Town Hall, Monday 26th August, 1950.

Historical information

Performed by High School Students for the War Relief Fund.

1920 girls basketball team

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph. Copy of original. Mounted on card. Also contains a caption mounted on card.

Inscriptions & Markings

The Girls Basket ball team 1920. Original Photo from Mrs Freda (Hansen) McDonald.

Pasco Music Concert Program 2009

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Yellow paper program for the Pasco Music Concert, held at Williamstown Town Hall on June 18th 2009. A4 sized folded into B5.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Year 8WM 1991

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 8WM 1991 Williamstown High School

1986 - Year of Peace ceramic mural

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Year 8SA 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 8SA 1994

Form 4C 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white original photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4C, 1961.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

1950s Prefects promise

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of certificate mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg file.

Williamstown summer festival program 1989

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

One single sheet folded to A4 size. Program of the 1989 Williamstown Summer Festival held on Australia Day weekend, 27th - 30th January 1989.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

1947 Boys at WHS

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of WHS boys, outside in school grounds.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: 1947

Girls of 1938

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Girls of 1938. Form D1 Irene Wescott (Burkitt) 2nd from right, front row.

Form 2E 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2E of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

High Tide No.6 - High Tide 1926

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A booklet of 16 p. The cover is in forest green card printed in dark brown. Some black and white illustrations and photographs are included.

Historical information

The school year book for the 1926 academic year. It contains 1926 prefects, sports results, scholarship winners, student work

Inscriptions & Markings

On the front cover in pen: Les Hill, 46 Elphin St, Newport.

1921 Boys

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph. It has been laminated. See also Folder 32.9 for another copy of the photograph and original names on the back as seen above.

Inscriptions & Markings

Original photograph has writing on back. Partial copy is included on the back of the photograph. See image : 1921 boys back.

1946 class photo

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black photograph mounted on board.Accompanied by signatures mounted on board and a caption (laminated).

Inscriptions & Markings

1946 class photo. Mr Russell. Ian Moore, 2nd from right, 2nd top row. Caption reads: 1940 prefects with Headmaster William Richards.

Speech night program 1968

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Pamphlet printed in blue on white paper. 7 p.

Historical information

The program contains details of the Williamstown High School 52nd annual speech night, held at Williamstown Town Hall on Tuesday 9th April, 1968. The principal's report for 1967 is also included.

1949 Boys skylarking

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of boys in high spirits at WHS.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: 1949

House Sports 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

jpg file of original black and white photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Written on back of photo: Newport Oval - House sports Diane Coffey, ?, Rosina Gunn,?, Lois Pearce, Norma Weigard

High Tide 1955

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication. Buff cover printed in red and black. 40 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the 1955 school year. Contains staff list, prefects, house, school and sport captains, scholarship recipients, team photographs, student work.

1970s staff

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copies of black and white photographs mounted on board. Includes names identifying staff in photographs.

Inscriptions & Markings

See close-ups for identification of staff.

Form 2D 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Form 2D of 1964 at Williamstown High School.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Form 2B 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2B of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Year 10SC 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 10SC 1993

Official programme swimming carnival 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Official programme of the inter school swimming sports meet of Friday 18th March, 1948. Williamstown High School competed against Essendon, Geelong & Hampton High School.Programme is made up of 4 pages, printed on paper.

Inscriptions & Markings

See pdf above.

Programme - Sports meet 1926

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white 14 page programme: Official programme. Metropolitan High Schools' Sports' Association, ninth annual championship meeting at the Motordrome on Wednesday, October 27th, 1926.

Inscriptions & Markings

Written on the front cover: Beryl Young, Form [E2] Williamstown High School

School cap 1936

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Woollen cap worn by Williamstown High School boys in the 1930's. This cap was worn by Ron Granger in 1936. Cap is black wool with a green woollen lining to the peak.Fully lined in black cotton. The cap has yellow stitching following contours ending at a black wool covered button. The logo is a red square containing a red anchor with yellow banner across the centre with 'Hold Fast'. 'W.H.S' under sqare in yellow.

High Tide 1969

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A White with brown ink publication. Cover tan card with black print.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1969 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

Form 4A 1966

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4A of 1966.

Form 3D 1958

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3D of 1958.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

1949 - Football team

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of WHS football team of 1949, mounted on white card using photo corners. List of team members on back of paper.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of paper: George Bird, Don Rogers, Rex Mulligan, Eric Liley, Peter Hearnden, Ron Henderson, Don Jack, Morrie Martin, Bob Kessner, Ray Smith, Ted Murby, Max Smith, Geoff Chandler, Raymon Brooke, Bruce Porter, Wilf Henderson (Staff), Harold Somers, Bill Godwin, Geoff Chandler (?), John McAsey (?), Russell Braddon

Form 4A 1962

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 4A of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

1956 orchestra

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Miss Boardman with the school orchestra in 1956. NB: a copy mounted on board can be found at 3.1.

Inscriptions & Markings

On front of photograph: Miss A.B. Boardman, Head Mistress and school orchestra in art room 1956.

Form 3C 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3C of 1973

Inscriptions & Markings

On back: Back row L-R: John Meertens, Frank Celeste, Mark Bates, Chris Herbert, Glenn Kershaw, Nicholas Defina Third row: Alan Young, M W Watkins (Teacher), Tahki Hatzimonolis, Michael Piritidid, Anthony Ferguson,Peter Nedeljkovic, Clive Rosewarne,Wayne Brown, Jim Nanos. Second row: George Ibrahim, Robyne Richardson, Sheryl Virgona,Mary Schloetzer, Margaret Sloane, Paul Markopoulos. First row: Deborah Ellwoood, Maria Toucomonavic, Esther Simin, Fiona Fitzgerald, Kathryne Pliatsiari, Karen Fryer, Lesley Hunt, Karen Cartens, Anna Jcincic, Janet Brindley.

Form 2B 1963

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 2B of 1963.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Hat badge - 1920's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Square metal hat badge enameled in red, yellow and black. Holes in each corner so the badge could be sewn to hat band.

Historical information

Harrow Morgan's mother's square hat badgefrom the 1920's.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of badge: 223, WWT. Also makkers mark that is too small to read.

High Tide 1981

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School yearbook for the 1981 school year. Coloured card cover, 36 pages the yearbook contains reports from all departments, sport results, student work and many black and white photographs.

Between the lines 1990 - 2

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School Year book number 2 of 1990 - subtitle "Between the lines". A4 size, apricot card cover, 28 p. Black and white illustrations comprising student work, photographs and school news.

Letter from first Headmaster

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of letter mounted on board.

Form 5C 1972

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated black and white copy of Williamstown High School form 5C of 1972.

Head scarf 1969

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Yellow linen scarf, trimmed in red rick rack and embroidered with the letters 'JW'. Scarf was made in Needlwork class Form 1, 1969 - teacher, Mrs Church - by Janie Winter. See 85.1 for accompanying apron.

Historical information

Scarf and accompanying apron (85.1) were made in Needlework class Form 1 1969. They were worn during Cookery classes the following year, 1970, Form 2.

High Tide 1983

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School yearbook for the year 1983. Comprising 28 pages and glossy black and white card cover, this yearbook contains reports from all departments and year levels, sport results, student work and many black and white photographs.

Until ya say ya love me 1987

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Yellow A4 paper flyer advertising the Footscray Community Arts Centre - Until ya say ya love me. The show featured WHS band Top Secret and was held on Oct 22, 23, 34, 1987

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

Form 6B 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 6B of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Assembly Hall opening program 1972

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Pamphlet made of off-white card, folded in half and printed on all sides.

Historical information

The program comemorates the official opening of the Williamstown High School Assembly Hall, on Wednesday 25th October, 1972. The program includes the words to the school song - Hold Fast.

1999 Mobil calender

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Glossy white coloured card cover, printed in full colour calender. Double page spread for each month. Contains artwork from secondary college students at schools in Melbourne and Adelaide.

Historical information

WHS Year 7 student artwork features on the front cover. Naomi Tee, Year 8 features on the July page. Simone Saunders, Hissa Gula & Dianne Veljanoska feature on the November page.

Cartoons Form 6 19602

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Two copies of student work pen drawings, mounted on board

Inscriptions & Markings

'6B' and VI girls (?)

Student report June 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single sheet of white paper printed with school name and a table. Individual teachers filled in details of their subjects, scores and personal comments and signed. Also contains principal's comments and signature and form teacher's signature.

Historical information

Mid year report presented to students with results and teacher comments. A tear off slip was included at the bottom of the document that was signed by parents and returned to school.

Inscriptions & Markings

See attached JPG

athletics meet program 1946

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Souvenir programme of the intra school sports "Annual athletic sports meeting" of 9th October 1946. Programme consists of an 8 page booklet printed on paper.

Historical information

On the front cover: "To commemorate the retirement of our Headmaster, Mr Townsend."

Inscriptions & Markings

Names on front of programme. See pdf above.

Year 7RJ 1991

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 7RJ 1991

Sports Programme 1919

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Booklet of buff coloured card cover and 18 pages, small black lead pencil with metal housing, attached to booklet by red string. The booklet is the official programme of the Metroplitan High Schools' Sports Assoc. It was held at the Williamstown Cricket Ground, Wed. Oct. 15, 1919.

Inscriptions & Markings

On the front cover: Mr Brett. See PDF above for complete booklet. Note the hand written list of names inside the back cover.

Form 6A 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 6A of 1974.

Black and white photograph of Willimastown High School tennis team 1952

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School tennis team 1952

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

1946 Speech night

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

2 A4 sheets of pink paper printed in black. Program which includes school council and staff members, scholarship holders, certificate awards, sports awards, exam results.

Form 2D 1971

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 2D of 1971.

Form 3B 1970

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3B of 1970.

WHS choir 1941

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School choir of 1941.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

High Tide No. 2,1922 - High Tide No. 2

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A printed booklet with buff coloured card cover, printed in brown. Pages b & w. 16 p.: ill.

Historical information

School yearbook detailing achievements, principal's page, sports results, scholarships.

Inscriptions & Markings

On front cover "Phyllis". Also includes a hand written piece of paper listing the members of the girls basketball team photographed on p. 13. (see photo.)

Rod Armstrong & Betty Butcher

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Original colour photograph/

Historical information

Betty Butcher (an ex-student) wrote a book and donated a copy to the school library. Rod Armstrong takes receipt of the donation with Betty at the Pasco St side of the school.

Year 9IF 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School 1990 class 9IF.

Arithmetic textbook 1947 - Arithmetic: a sequel to 'the first two years' arithmetic' - with answers, by R. Wilson & A.D. Ross. Melbourne: F.W. Cheshire, 1943.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A brown cloth covered book used by Bob Gerring in his studies at Williamstown High School, whilst in Form IIIB in 1947. 356 pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg above for inscription inside front cover.

Senior Girls 1921

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of the WHS senior girls group of 1921. Comes with copy of back of photograph giving some names. We also have the original negative and photograph (15 cm x 10 cm)

Inscriptions & Markings

See images attached for names.

House sports photo 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

jpg file taken from an original black and white photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photo: House sports - Dingo's. Me carrying the flag as House Captain.

Form 6A 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 6A of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Year 10HY 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 10HY 1993

Form 5S 1962

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 5S of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Gold Coast 2012

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Set of 67 full colour photographs taken during the 2012 Williamstown High School trip to the Gold Coast.

Historical information

Photographs taken at theme parks, on the beach, in the accommodation during the Gold Coast school trip of 2012.

Cookery textbook 1942 - Cookery: a short course for beginners. Education Dept. of Victoria. 1942

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Textbook used by Home economics students at Williamstown High School in the 1940's. Brown card cover, 62 pages.

Science Faculty Handbook 1979

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Green paper covered booklet detailing equipment, courses and responsibilities of Science teachers at WHS. 17 p. some ills.

Senior Speech Night 1954

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Light blue paper pamphlet printed in dark blue.

Historical information

Program for the 1954 Senior Speech night of the Williamstown High School. Held on Monday, 6th December, 1954 at 8 p.m.

Grand Concert 1942

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Buff folded paper printed in black. 4 leaves.

Inscriptions & Markings

Sinatures on back. See pdf.

Form 3B 1972

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3B of 1972.

1962 Boys lacrosse

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: Boys 1962 Lacrosse team. Back row: Ken Seal, John Twomey, Neil Tregear, Norm Simons, Chris Angouras. Barry Thompson & Howard Parker ( in suits) Front row: Murray Cameron, Ray Green, Rod Cordell, Murray Garnsworthy & Lee Corner

Tie- Sydney 1950

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Red cloth tie, printed in yellow and black, produced by Williamstown High School to mark a school trip to Sydney in 1951

Form 5E 1975

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated black and white copy of Williamstown High School form 5E of 1975.

School choir 1957

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School choir of 1957. Copy has been laminated.

Algebra textbbok 1947 - A sequel to the first two years' algebra - with answers, by R.Wilson and A.D. Ross. Melbourne: F.W. Cheshire, 1946.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Olive cloth covered book used by Robert Gerring in his studies at Williamstown High School while in form IIIB in 1947. 258 pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg above for inscription inside front cover.

Form 4D 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4D of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

High Tide 1979 - High Tide 1979

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication with card cover. 35 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1979 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, sports results, camp details, student work.

Hat badge 1930s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Metal badge enameled in red, yellow and black. 'Hold Fast' across bottom, 'WHS' across yellow anchor. Three metal hooks around edge to allow badge to be sewn to hat band.

Historical information

These badges were attached to the school hat band and adorned the straw hats worn by Williamstown High School girls in the 1950s and 1960s.

Inscriptions & Markings

Makers mark: Bridgland & King, Lonsdale Melbourne

Form 1C 1971

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 1C of 1971.

Next Wave festival 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A thank you letter from Lu Sexton, Music Co-Ordinator, for WHS's performance at Melbourne Central, as part of the 1992 Next Wave Festival.

Historical information

The Finn Koren collection.

Form 4A 1963

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 4A of 1963.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Jubilee Assembly 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the 1965 Jubilee Assembly at Williamstown Town Hall in 1965. A copy mounted on blue card with photo corners is also stored at Folder 36.3.

Historical information

Taken on the occasion of the whole school assembly to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Williamstown High School. The assembly was held at Williamstown Town Hall.

High Tide 1949

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed booklet with card cover, stapled. 46 p. ill.

Historical information

Yearbook for 1949. Contains staff and management details, prefects, sports results, scholarship recipients, student work, team photographs and lists

Inscriptions & Markings

On front cover 'Gwenda'. Last page contains student signatures.

High tide: 75th anniversary edition 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A4 book with glossy blue card cover. Year book 96 pages, contains some colour illustrations and text. Includes spports reports, student work, reports from all year levels. Page proofs can be found at 97.2 (store room).

1948 Football team

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of 1948 WHS football team.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: 1948

High Tide 1980

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 1980 school year. 36 pages with glossy card cover, this year book includes reports from all departments, sport results, student work and many black and white photographs.

Form 1C 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 1C of 1973

High Tide 1968

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication. White card cover printed in blue and white

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1968school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

Copy of a black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Junior Cricket Team 1951

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Junior Cricket Team 1951. Coach Doc Walsh

Inscriptions & Markings

see image above

Big Drum 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A letter from Margaret Trail, Big Drum Co-ordinator, to thank WHS for participating in this event.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection. The Big Drum was part of the Next Wave Festival, held on Friday 29th May 1992.

Athletic sports meet 1950

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white booklet printed on white paper, comprising 16 pages.

Historical information

This program details the Thirtieth annual Athletic Sports Meeting organised by the Metropolitan High Schools' Sports Association and held in 1950 on the Essendon Recreation Reserve. It was a three day event and Williamstown High School competed on day three against Ballarat, Coburg, Essendon and Hampton High Schools.

Form 2B 1946

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on card.

Inscriptions & Markings

Form 2B - Williamstown High School 1946. Back row: Graham Thomas, Gordon Bird,Frank Ranger,Geoff Boyes, Richard Anthony,Leon Hopkins, Alan Chandler. Second row: Peter Machin, Alistair McLeman, Peter Constable, Bob Gerring, Milton Stone, George Pickering, Max Stephens, Norman Basford. Third row: Valda Welsford, Jean Grant, Pam Trask, Eileen Williamson, Audrey Sinclair, Norma Caple, Heather Neish, Shirley Hansen, Mr Tuck. Fourth row: Merle Valentine, Margaret Stubbs, Shirley Spicer, Carol Crowder, Loan Davis, Jean Spencer, Joyce Hickox. Front row: Ivan Nicholls, Kevin Neal, Ivan Quinn. Donated by Bob Gerring. 4th from left, second top row.

High tide 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 1994 school year. a4 size with 40 pages, some colour photographs. Contains student work, sports results, school news.

Year 7DR 1995

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of the 7 DR class of 1995 at Williamstown High School. Mounted on card, the teacher and students' names are also included.

High tide 2003

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 2003 school year. Coloured card card cover with student work, 76 pages, illustrated, some colour. Contains student work, sports report, school news and some class photographs.

Form 5S 1958

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5S of 1958.

Student report Nov. 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single sheet of white paper printed with the school name and a table. Individual teachers filled out subject details, scores and personal comments and signed. Also includes principal's comments and signature and form teacher's signature.

Historical information

This document was a record of the student's year of work. It includes Subjects and mark received, teacher comments, principal comments and signatures.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG attached

Form 4 B, 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 4B of 1974.

1970s Art room mural after fire

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

3 black and white photographs showing the remains of a mural painted on the art room wall in the 1950's.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photographs: Mural in old art room (quadrangle). Painted in 1950s.

Prefects 1956

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School prefects of the year 1956.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Form 5S 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5S of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

1990 -75th anniversary

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Original black and white photograph.

Fifth year school certificate 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Certificate printed in black on yellow card. Type written student name and subject list. Signed in pen by principal.

Historical information

Presented to students to acknowledge their achievement in completing enough subjects to qualify for Fifth year school certificate.

Inscriptions & Markings

See attached PDF

75th anniversary celebration church service 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

B5 sized paper program with yellow cover and white pages. 8 pages. Williamstown High School music students performed at the service held at St John's Uniting Church on Sunday 18th March, 1990.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Year 7JJ 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 7JJ 1993

Form 3C 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph of girls of 3C, WHS 1948.

Inscriptions & Markings

On sheet on which photograph is attached: 'Williamstown HS Form 3C 1948. From Dorothy Baker Northage'

Concert Band 1991

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

2x colour photographs of Concert Band 1991

1970s newspaper

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of students reading the newspaper 'Revival'. Teacher, wearing sunglasses at the back. Mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: 1970s

Form 4D 1962

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 4D of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Form 2C 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2C of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Year 7DM 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 7DM 1994

1956 - Miss Boardman

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photographs (x2) mounted on board. Accompanied by captions (2). NB; Original photographs are stored at Folder 65.9 and 65.10.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photo 1:Miss Beatrice Boardman conducting school orchestra in old Naval Drill Hall 1956. On back of photo 2: Miss B. Boardman with school orchestra 1956. Caption reads: Miss B. Boardman, an inspiring Senior Mistress, musician, hockey player and enthusiast led the orchestra in 1956. Caption 2 reads:The orchestra performed at School Assemblies in old Naval Drill Hall, a huge venue with open beams and lots of space.

High Tide 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication. Card cover printed in gold and black. Red, yellow and black logo on p. 1. 64 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1965 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

Tons of money program and stage shot

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on card. Copy of program for Tons of money mounted on card. Original program can be found at Folder 17.2. Original photograph can be found at Folder 17.8.

80th anniversary dinner dance 1995

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Buff coloured textured card printed black.

Music 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of concert band performance.

Concert Band 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Concert Band 1992 Williamstown High School

Hat - felt 1960s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Grey felt hat with satin binding on brim. The band is made of Williamstown High School black ribbon with red and yellow strips and an enamelled school badge with logo is sewn to the centre front of the band. This hat was worn by Robyn Leach in the 1960s.

High Tide 1975

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication with card cover. 48 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1975 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, sports results, camp details, student work.

Form 2B 1971

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2B of 1971.

1976 Form 5A

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: Form 5A 1976 - Lyn Blunt 2nd front row, John Frame last in 2nd row.

1971 senior soccer team

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School senior soccer team of 1971.

Inscriptions & Markings

Student in centre front has had face obscured.

Cookery hat 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

White cotton head covering made in Needlework class - teacher Miss Turner - at Williamstown High School in 1948, by Margery Magree.

Form 4B 1963

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 4B of 1963.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Form 5A 1956 Boys

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4A boys of 1956.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Form 1D 1957

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 1D of 1957.

High Tide 2011 - High Tide

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Printed publication in full colour, cardboard cover, with glossy pages. 81p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for Williamstown High School for the year 2011. Contains Principals' reports, events reports, sports achievements, student work and lots of photographs.

Significance

A snapshot of a year in the life of Williamstown High School.

1948 Students on excursion

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of students of WHS (both girls and boys), possibly on excursion in 1948.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: 1948

Year 11 VCE 1997

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph mounted on card accompanied by students and teacher names.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG above

7TB 1997

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School class 7TB, 1997. Mounted on card names of students' are also included

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg

Higher School Certificate Examination result 1975

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single sheet of white paper printed in black over green watermark. Subjects, result and student name and address and exam number printed separately.

Historical information

Official document advising end of HSC school year result. These documents were mailed to students to notify them of their results.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPGs attached.

WHS Logo 1975

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black, red and yellow WHS logo sticker with peel off backing.

Sports badge 1940s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Metal badge with enameled decoration in black, red, gold on front. Pin with hook on back.

Historical information

The badge was presented to Peggy Booth as an award for sporting achievements in the 1940's.

Inscriptions & Markings

Makers mark on back but too small to read. 'Williamstown High School Hold Fast' around edge of front of badge.

Year 10EP 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School 1990 class 10EP.

Form 4B 1959

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4B of 1959.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Year 9JM 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 9JM 1993

Annette, Bunny & Helen

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Original colour photograph

Form 5S 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5S of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Piccolo Spoleto 1988

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A letter confirming Williamstown High School musical groups performance in the Piccolo Spoleto festival "Workplaces" program. The band performed a lunchtime concert at Dunlop Olympic.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

Year 7ML 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 7ML 1993

Year 11 1983

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of colour photograph of Williamstown High School class 11TP of the year 1983.

Science textbook 1947 - General science for Australian schools, Book 1. By F. Daniel. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1944.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Red cloth covered book used by Robert Gerring in his science studies at Williamstown High School whilst in Form IIIB, in 1947. 387 pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg above for inscription inside front cover.

Form Captain badge 1930s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Round metal badge with Red, yellow and black enameled decoration on the front and a hook clasp on the back, presented to form captains at Williamstown High School in the 1930s. This badge worn by Peg Bonwick (nee Clark).

Inscriptions & Markings

On front 'Form Captain' Makers mark on mark: K.C. Lunes Melb

Tie- Mt Gambier 1949

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black cloth tie printed in red and yellow, produced by Williamstown High School to mark a school trip to Mt Gambier in 1949.

Year 10HB 1991

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 10HB 1991

Grey tunic & tights 1960's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Grey wool tunic, worn as school uniform at Williamstown High School during the 1950's and 1960's. Double breasted bodice with four grey buttons - one missing.

Inscriptions & Markings

On label at back of neck 'Mina. Tailored to perfection. 100% pure wool'.

1995 - Woodwork

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: Woodwork in room S10 August 1995. Photo taken by Belinda White.

Form 1C 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School class 1C of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Tie- school uniform

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black cloth tie with woven red and yellow stripes worn by students of Williamstown High School as part of their school uniform.

Athletic sports meet Sep 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

White paper printed in black, comprising 8 pages. This program detailed the Williamstown High School intra school Athletic Sports meet of 29th September, 1948.

Inscriptions & Markings

Student names in black and red pencil. See image.

Form 4C 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4C of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Christmas carols 1991 - An evening of Christmas carols

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

a B5 sized booklet with words to Christmas carols. White paper, stapled. The Williamstown High School band played at the event at the Williamstown Town Hall on 15th Dec. 1991.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

A rat's tale program 2005

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Program that accompanied the Williamstown High School production of 2005 - A rat's tale 1983 - Let's mullet over. Full colour, card cover program containing cast, crew, quiz and photographs, some in colour.

2005 student study planner

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Spiral bound, cream cardboard covered, with clear plastic slip on cover, student study planner, issued by Williamstown High School for students in 2005. Also contains information about rules and regulations, uniform, bell times, camps, music programs.

High Tide 2007 - Williamstown High School Year Book 2007

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A4 sized coloured cardboard book of 76 pages. This book represents the 2007 Williamstown High School year. It contains reports from all departments, sports results, student work a and many photographs, some in gfull colour.

Hat badge 1960s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Metal badge enameled in black, red and gold. 'Williamstown High School Hold Fast' around the perimeter, an anchor in the centre. Three loops around the edge so the badge can be sewn to the hat band.

Historical information

Sewn to the hat band that decorated the straw hat worn by girls at Williamstown High School in the 1950s and 1960s.

Inscriptions & Markings

Makers Mark on back: Swann & Hudson Frankston

1972 Choir

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School choir of 1972, performing before the school at the Williamstown Town Hall.

High Tide 2004 - Williamstown High School 2004 Year Book

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Coloured card cover with school tartan feature, 76 pages, illustrated, some colour. Contains school work, sports reports, school news. NB: a Year 12 Yearbook was also printed in 2004

High tide 1996

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 1996 school year. A4 size with a black white and red card cover. Red and white pages with illustrations. Contains school news, student work, sports results. 44 pages.

Hold Fast music

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Sheet torn out of music theory book. On one side Hold Fast words and music - music by Denis Gerity, words by A.H.Lawson. On the other sidewords by A.H. Lawson, music by Glenn Campbell.

Sports badge 1960

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Metal badge enameled in red, black and gold. Stylised S in the centre and 'Williamstown High School Hold Fast' around the edge.

Historical information

These badges were presented to students for sporting achievements in the 1960s. This badge was presented to Iris Whitehurst (nee Webb). in 1960.

Inscriptions & Markings

Makers mark on back but too small to read.

1936 Senior Girls

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph on mounting board. 2nd laminated copy.

Inscriptions & Markings

B Form 1936. Girls in front of senior girls pavilion. Top Row: Rylice Smith, Fauvette Hooke,Betty Young,Mary Esler. Lower row: Eva Wilson, Jean McKay,Ruth Reed, Edna Dalley, Dorothy Kelly.

High Tide 2016

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Full colour A4 sized magazine with cardboard cover representing the 2016 Williamstown High School year.166 pages the yearbook containsreports from all departments and year levels, camp, sport and club reports, student work and many colour photographs.

Form 6 1962

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 6 of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Breakfast Party 1947

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

jpg file of original black and white photograph.

Historical information

Then photograph gives us an insight into school activities of the 1940's and illustrates hair styles and clothing of the day.

Staff 1945

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Original photograph mounted on brown board. Identities are listed on the back of the photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photo: L to R T Walsh, L Archer, N. Cawthorne, ? D. Spottiswoode, H. Russell, J. Charles, J. Stanton Audrey Bowles, M. Facey, C. Turner, Martin(?), Miss Baker, L. Grinstead, O. Hirt, M. Kiniry, A. Boyd, A. Pickering T. Kent, H. Brittain, A. Cook, E. H. Townsend, H. Garvie, W. Mephan, H. Finlayson

Negatives

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Negatives of photographs taken in the 1970's, 1980's, 1990's. The negatives are in various coloured paper packets as illustrated.

Form 1C 1957

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 1C of 1957.

1949 Boys

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of 1949 WHS boys, with identifying names, mounted on white card using photo corners.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG for names.

Drill Hall album

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Dark green leather bound volume, plain paper book. Memento of the old drill hall, demolished in 1969, to make way for a new school hall.

Historical information

This volume is hand printed in a calligraphical style using black ink. It includes a full colour drawing of the Williamstown High School logo of 1970.It details the history of the old drill hall, includes a photograph and explains the process of funding and building the new hall. The book also includes Members of the Advisory Council 1968-1971; participants in the first official assembly in the new school hall in 1972, signatures of all those present at the official opening; program of the unveiling of the plaque ceremony, 1975.

Form 5H 1967

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5H of 1967.

Inscriptions & Markings

See images above.

High Tide 1956 - High Tide 1956; magazine of High School Williamstown

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication. 36 p.: ill.

Historical information

Williamstown High School Year book for the 1956 school year. Contains staff information, sports results, photographs, student's work, scholarship winners and examination results.

Inscriptions & Markings

Inside front cover: Danute Jakubauskas

Year 12 Yearbook 2004

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A4 sized coloured card cover book of Williamstown High School Year 12 class of 2004. 216 pages with illustrations, some colour, this volume contains a record of academic, sporting and social achievemnets for the 2004 school year. A bio and photograph of most students is included along with staff photograph.

Form 3B 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3B of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

1960s Science block foundations

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a photograph taken from the newspaper, mounted on board.

High Tide 1929

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Khaki card covered WHS yearbook. 28 pages, some black and white illustrations and photographs.

Inscriptions & Markings

On cover, written in blue pen: Les Hill, 46 Elphin St, Newport.

High Tide 1962

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication. Off-white cover printed in yellow, red and black. 72 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1962 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

Form 5C 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5C of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Football team 1962

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School football team of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

1995 - Construction of new gym

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Physical Culture photograph 1941

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph, copied from original and mounted on board. 2nd copy of same laminated. Original photo also held at this number.

Historical information

The photograph was taken in the 1940's, outside the quadrangle building. It shows Williamstown High School girls performing physical culture as part of the war effort.

Form 3B 1962

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3B of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

1980 - Library opening

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

5 parts. 4 mounted on board copies of the official program. Brown printed on buff. 1 copy of original program - buff coloured card printed in brown.

Historical information

Full text copies of the opening program are available here. The Display copies comprise pages 1 to 3 only.

Inscriptions & Markings

For full text see jpg's

1970s - Building new hall

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board and a laminated copy of same.

Historical information

The Assembly Hall is located on the corner of Pasco St and Melbourne Rd.

Swimming carnival program 1949

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

White paper printed in black comprising 4 pages. Williamstown High School intra school swimming competition details and events are listed.

Inscriptions & Markings

Name on cover

Form 1D 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 1D of 1961.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Sewing samples

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Four material sewing samplers made by Molly Burns, Form 2D, at Williamstown High School, possibly in the 1940s. Samples are of: french seam, patching and darning.

Top Secret - VSTA News article 1988

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

VSTA news article about the all girl rock group from Williamstown High School, touring the western District in 1988. Photocopy of original article.

8KH 1997

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph mounted on card accompanied by students and teacher names.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG above.

Form 4A 1956

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4A of 1956.

1971 - Netball team 2nds

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Windows on the West 1980's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A letter confirming the Williamstown High School band's performance at the Windows on the West Expo, held from 27th July to 7th August. The WHS band performed on Friday 31st July.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

D.F. Gerrity farewell

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board. Comes with caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Farewll to Mr Gerrity, Williamstown Town Hall in the 1930s. Mr Dunstan, Member of Parliament, making the presentations. Mr Gerrity was a famous teacher who taught at the original Williamstown Grammar School.

High Tide 2010 - High Tide

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Printed publication in full colour with card cover. 80 p. ill.

Historical information

Williamstown High School year book for 2010. Contains Principals' reports, student work, sports results, photographs, events reports.

7RJ 1997

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of the Williamstown High School class 7RJ, 1997. The photograph is mounted on card with the names of students' and teacher.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg above.

Concluding comments

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

2 captions containing concluding comments and thanks for the display, mounted on board.

Form 2D 1963

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 2D of 1963.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

High Tide 1995 - Draft

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

64 sheets. This edition of the Williamstown High School magazine was never published. This is an unfinished production copy of page proofs. It commemorates the 80th anniversary of the school and includes Principal's message, student work, many photographs, sports report, teacher farewells, Wind Orchestra trip to Canberra report and other camp reports. A special supplement is also included which has interviews with past students and teachers. Each page is mounted on cardboard and quality of images is not high. It comes complete with spelling mistakes, poor quality photos and quite a bit of empty space. The original page proofs can be found at Box 97.1

Historical information

This is the only copy, as this edition was never published.

7MG 1997

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School class 7 MG, 1997. Photograph is mounted on card and includes student and teacher names.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg

Music 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of the concert band performance.

Year 7SR 1995

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of the 7 SR class of 1995 at Williamstown High School. Mounted on card, the teacher and students' names are also included.

High tide 1998

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 1998 school year. Blue, black and white card cover, black and white inside with some illustrations. Contains student work, sports news, school happenings, class photographs. 48 pages.

Parliament Aust letter 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Letter from the speaker, John E. Delzoppo, confirming arrangements for the Williamstown High School Concert Band performanace in Queen's Hall. The performance was part of the Schools' Musical Programme during the Autumn Session of Parliament, 1993.

Significance

The Finn Koren Collection.

Form 1A 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 1A of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Form 4B 1962

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 4B of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above/

Year 8RJ 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 8RJ 1992

Form 3A 1972

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3A of 1972.

Letter to School Council 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A letter to school council asking for in principal support a music camp to Tasmania, which would include tuition, workshops, rehearsals, performances and sight seeing.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Form 2A 1971

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of Williamstown High School form 2A of 1971.

1995 - Electronics in room S11

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

2 black and white photographs mounted on board, illustrating students in an electronics class. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: Electronics in room S11 August 1995. Photo taken by Belinda White (student).

Staff 1969

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph and staff list mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Staff members names appear on photograph.

Year 12 1991

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 12 1991 Class photo

1984 Home Group Staff Year 10

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Original colour photograph.

Meeting letter 1926

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a letter sent to parents and guardians regarding a School Council elections in 1926. The original letter: 1 sheet of white paper, is in bad repair having water and insect damage. A transcription of the letter has been made: 1 sheet of white paper.

Form 4A 1959

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4A of 1959 .

Inscriptions & Markings

See images above

Higher School Certificate results 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single sheet of white paper printed in black over green watermark

Historical information

Official result notification slip, issued at the end of the HSC school year.

Inscriptions & Markings

See attached PDF

1969 - Annual swimming carnival program

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Blue card printed in black and tri-folded. List of events with room to included place getters for each race.

Year 12 1984

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of colour photograph of Williamstown High School year 12 of 1984.

Form 5B 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of photograph of Williamstown High School form 5B of 1974.

Form 4G 1972

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white class photograph of Williamstown High School form 4G of 1972.

Sports pennant 1975

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Triangular blue and white felt sports pennant.

Historical information

Pennant awarded to the school for winning the cross country events at the MHSSA inter school sports in 1975.

Inscriptions & Markings

Printed with "M.H.S.S.A. Western Zone, Bayside. Cross country champions, intermediate. 1975"

1972 - Assembly Hall

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: Exterior of Assembly Hall - In 1972 the first official assembly was held in the new hall. The official opening was held on the 25th October 1972.

Form 5H 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5H of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Excursion to Bright 1954 - Excursion to Bright August 30 - September 4 1954, by Kath White

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Red leather album tied with yellow, red and black cord. 42 p. Hand painted end papers, hand written and illustrated by Kath White.

Historical information

Kath White, student at WHS between 1951 and 1955, made this book to present to her teacher following a Bright excursion her class attended in 1954. Kath kept a diary during the trip and used it to create a memento for a favourite teacher in Miss Boardman.

Inscriptions & Markings

Inside front cover: To Miss Boardman, with many thanks for your kindness to me. Kath White 29. 10.54.

1950s - exercise book

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Book covered with board and printed with the school name and logo. Lined paper inside.

Music 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of the concert band performance at Mobil.

Tons of money stage shot 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph, original. 2nd copy mounted on board in Historical Display Box 11.

Historical information

A stage shot of the school production of 1948 - Tons of money - showing 11 cast members and set.

Inscriptions & Markings

R.Bird

High Tide 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1974 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, sports results, camp details, student work.

Year 11PD 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 11PD 1990 Williamstown High School

1995 New hall construction

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

3 colour photographs of the frame of new school hall, mounted on board.

Food technology text 1995 - Investigating food technology. by Louise Weihen, Jennifer Aduckiewicz & Jenny Amys. Port Melbourne, Heinemann, 1995.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Paperback book of 252 pages, illustrated in colour.

Inscriptions & Markings

Inside front cover: 'Williamstwon High School' stamp.

1948 Girls Hockey team

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph, laminated.

Inscriptions & Markings

1948 W.H.S. Girls Hockey Team Metropolitan Premiers 1948. This is a photograph of the two teams, Williamstown High School and MacRobertson Girls High at University High School. Front row: Norma Eden, Joan Broadway, Moya McCracken, Mary Sheriffs 2nd row: Evelyn Philipps, Gwen Helmer, Lois Finlayson, Margaret Allen, Enid Broadbent, Mavis Govan. 3rd row: Centre behind Margaret Allen, Jean Simpson (Capt). All the rest are MacRob girls.

Form 4B 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4B of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

1997 staff & students

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Brown vinyl photo album with gold print. Contains full colour photographs of all classes and teaching staff. Contains 25 photographs: Staff, Years 7BS, 7MA, 7MG,7RJ, 7TB, 7WW, 8AW, 8BK, 8EP, 8KH, 8MJ, 8NA, 9GB, 9JP, 8NR, 9DR, 9JO, 9MM, 10IF,10SC, 10GC, 10EL, Year 11, Year 12.

Inscriptions & Markings

Each photo includes staff or student names.

Form 2D 1956

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2D of 1956. Photograph is laminated.

Year 12 Yearbook 2005

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A4 sized book published by Williamstown High School commemorating the 2005 Year 12 cohort. 120 pages, this book includes profile and photograph of most students and a summary of the school year.Acadermic and sporting achievements, camp news, student work and lots of photographs, some in colour are also included.

Senior wind orchestra 1996

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photogragh of the Williamstown High School senior wind orchestra, taken on Williamstown beach.

High tide 2001

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 2001 school year. Coloured card cover, 52 pages, illustrated, some colour. Contains student work, sports reports, school news and class photographs.

Form 2B 1959

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2B 1959.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

1972 Hall opening photos

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Ilford cardboard box containing 60 black and white photographs of the opening of the new Williamstown High School hall in 1972.

Inscriptions & Markings

On box cover 'Box of 2 sets of photos opening of new assembly hall - official opening - 1 set taken ...... photo file (in library) - 2 sets left in this box DM. Identify people etc. for historical file.'

High tide 1999

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 1999 school year. A4 size with a brown and colour card cover, 48 pages, illustrated, some colour. Contains student school work, sports reports , school news.

Staff 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Original full colour photograph of Williamstown High School staff of 1994.

Prefect badge 1940s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Gold metal badge worn by prefects at Williamstown High School in the 1940s. 'Williamstown High School Prefect' around edge of badge. Raised anchor with fish in the centre.This badge worn by Gordon Wright.

Form 3A 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3A of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Form 5H 1963

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Class photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5H of 1963.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Year 9DR 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 9DR 1993

Form 2B 1956

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2B of 1956.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Form 3D 1966

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3D of 1966.

Year 7IF 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of 7IF 1994

Form 1B 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 1B of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Year 8JP 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 8JP 1993

1990 - anniversary gate

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

2 colour photographs mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: 75th Anniversary in 1990.

Staff 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Original full colour photograph of Williamstown High School staff of 1993.

Form 5C 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 5C of 1974.

Form 1D 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of class 1D of 1964 at Williamstown High School.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

WHS sports 1939

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Written on back: 4.10.1939. WHS sports day. Back Row: ?, Joyce Eisenberg Front row: Doreen Farnsworth (prefect badge on tie), June Green.

Scienceworks - What's on Today 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single sheet with program for the day at Scienceworks Museum. Williamstown High School Concert Band performed 3 times on Sunday 5 April, 1992 in preparation for their New Zealand tour in 1992.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

1984 Home Group Staff Year 8

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Original colour photograph.

Year 12 VCE 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 12 VCE 1992

Form 4A 1972

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 4A of 1972.

Historical information

Front row: Ian McGrath, Jeff Bell, ?, Peter Dingey, ?. 2nd row: Annette Xydias, Janette Ashworth, Jill Creasy, Janine Cameron, Sally Olver, Janie Winter, Judy Falloon, Judith?, Gaye Lester, Margaret Hick. 3rd row: Kerry Waghorn, ?, Vicky Peterson, Linda Sahar, Miss Blanche. 4th row: ?, Trevor Hall, Peter Krombach, ?, Bruce Lester, Alan Almond, John Vermulen, Steven Vasil, ?, Peter Kriptopolous, Neil Saker.

Tons of money program, 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Printed and stapled publication. Blue and white cover and black and white pages. 18 p.: ill.

Historical information

The item details the Williamstown High School Dramatic Group's 1948 performance of Tons of Money. The play was presented at the Mechanics Institute, Williamstown on September 21 - 23, 1948. The play also toured South Australia, performing at Tusmore. (see 17.2)

Year 10 MS 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School 1990 class 10 MS.

High Tide 1921 - High Tide

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Printed soft cover book. Pale blue card cover with navy blue print. 18 p.: ill.

Historical information

The school magazine, published at the end of each year. Contains reports from principal, sports results and academic awards. Also includes some student work.

Music 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of the concert band performance at Mobil.

Year 7JJ 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 7JJ 1994

Form 2A 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2Aof 1961.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Year 8WM 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 8WM 1993

Record book 1946-1961 - Williamstown High School - record book 1946 - 1961, compiled by William Gordon Mephan.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Paper and card book, with leather spine and corners. Contains glued in documents, photographs, newspaper clippings.

Historical information

This volume was created by William Mephan. It is handwritten in black ink in a calligraphical style. It contains a record of student who reached a pass result, scholarships awarded, noted staff retirements and new appointments. Details included varied each year. Some years house and school captains and sports results were listed. Extra curricular activities such as plays were detailed. Newspaper clippings, programs and other ephemera are also in this book.

Certificate honours 1970

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Buff coloured card, printed in navy blue ink with school logo. Hand written in black.

Historical information

These certificates were awarded to students who achieved a certain standard during the school year. This particular certificate was awarded for 'General achievement in all subjects' in Form 2, 1970.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image attached.

Year 7JO 1995

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of the 7 JO class of 1995 at Williamstown High School. Mounted on card, the teacher and students' names are also included.

Boys cap

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black woollen cap embroidered with Williamstown High School logo in yellow and red. Embroidered lines of red and yellow from top black button.

Historical information

Manufactured by Philip Joseph, South Yarra, Victoria.

Inscriptions & Markings

Inside hat: Wemyss Thomson

B form boys 1935

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph mounted on board.

Historical information

Class photograph of B form boys, taken outside the prefects pavilion in 1935.

Form 3C 1956

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3C of 1956. Original photograph and enlarged photocopy at this number.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Tennis sports pennant 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Red felt sports pennant presented to Williamstown High School in 1964 for a successful tennis season.

Form 5D 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph depicting Williamstown High School form 5D of 1973.

1957 House Captains

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: House Captains - High Tide 1957. Robert Ferris, Keith Beamish, Joh McConville, Alan Clements, Lesley Martin, Sandra Phillips, Helen Corby, Brigita Majerovskis.

Music Festival 1965 program

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Buff paper printed in black. Program of Music Festival 1965 - Western Suburbs Combined Schools. Held at Williamstown Town Hall, Aug 1965.

Form 2B 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 2B of 1961.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Student report mid year 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single sheet of white paper printed in black with the school name and a table. Individual teachers fill in details of subjects, results and teacher comments. Signed by principal, form teacher and class room teachers.

Historical information

Student report detailing student's progress in the first half of the year.

Inscriptions & Markings

See attached JPG

1951 Drama tour

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of boys and Doc Walsh in uniform for drama tour. Accompanied by 2 captions.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: Mr Tom (Doc) Walsh and boys 'on tour' 1951 Caption 1 reads: Tours and dramatic groups for boys. Mr Tom Walsh produced dramas which went on tour, even interstate. Caption 2 reads: Tasmanian tour.

Form 3D 1963

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3D of 1963.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Form 4C 1962

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Photocopy of black and white photograph of Williamstown form 4C of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

8AW 1997

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of the Williamstown High School class 8AW, 1997. Photograph is mounted on card and includes students' names.

Inscriptions & Markings

see jpg

7MA 1997

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of class 7MA, 1997. Mounted on card, names of students' are also included

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg above.

Concert Band 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School concert band 1990

Form 3A 1962

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3A of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Needlework exercise book

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Exercise book used by Robyn Thomson in Needlework class at Williamstown High School in the 1960s. Book contains material and wool samples of knitting and sewing techniques (see page above).

1930s - students' night out

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a sepia photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Williamstown High School Ball - at the Williamstown Town Hall - early 1930s. From left to right - Dorothy Fraser, Margaret Rodger, Joyce Lemon, Doris Booth

Year 10SS 1991

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 10SS 1991Class photo Williamstown High School

School blazer

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black wool blazer with red, yellow and blacl braid trim. Worn as school uniform at Williamstown High School 1952-57. Logo and stripe detail on pocket; school, prefect, school captain and form captain badges on lapels.

Historical information

Worn by Lyn Evans 1952 - 1957

Inscriptions & Markings

On label at back of neck; ' Gayval Regd school wear."

Homework letter 1926

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

This letter was sent home to parents of Williamstown High School students in 1926 regarding the value of homework to a child's education. 2 single sheets of white paper. Original letter and transcript of the letter.

Prefect badge 1969

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Metal badge, with red, gold and black enameled decoration on the front and hook clasp on the back. This badge was worn by prefects at Williamstown High School in 1969.

Inscriptions & Markings

'Prefect Williamstown High School Hold Fast' on the front of the badge. Makers make on back: Swann & Hudson Frankston

International Women's Day assembly 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Pamphlet of purple paper, size B5 detailing order of service for the 1993 International Women's Day Williamstown High School assembly of 1993. Music students performed at the assembly.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

Form 2C 1971

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 2C of 1971.

High Tide No. 4 - High Tide 1924

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A booklet, comprising 16 p. Some black and white photographs and illustrations included. Cover of olive card printed in dark olive green.

Historical information

School year book for the 1924 academic year. Contains sports results, scholarships awarded and student work.

Inscriptions & Markings

On cover in pen: Les Hill, 46 Elphin St Newport.

Form 5S 1963

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white class photograph of Williamstown High School form 5S of 1963

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

1971 junior softball team

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School junior girls softball team of 1971.

Staff Football Team 1931

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copied black and white photograph mounted on card.

Inscriptions & Markings

W.H.S. - Staff Football Team - 1931. Back row: Unidentified, Bill Head, Fred Brooks, Syd Kelson, Alex Johnson,Bill Fry. 2nd back row: Jack Mollison, Jack Mawhinney (staff friend from sports store), Unidentified. 2nd front row: V.J. Pepper, Jack Johnson, Bill Murton. Front row: Jack Bell, Frank Sleeman (student), Jack Baxter (student), Jack Caeser (student), Allan Dann (student), Laurie Parker (student).

Temperance for schools 1955

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Book with buff coloured cover. 40 p. Text printed in black.

Form 6 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 6 of 1974.

1945 Last day Form 5A

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Sepia copy of photograph mounted on 195mm x 270 mm card using slits in card as photo corners. Shows students of Form 5A, 1945 on the last day of school.

Inscriptions & Markings

On A4 page: The Last Day Form 5A Dec. 1945.

Form 1D 1972

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of Williamstown High School form 1D of 1972.

Exercise book - Latin 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Exercise book used by Williamstown High School student Judith Stone of Form 1A for her Latin work in November 1948.

Inscriptions & Markings

Student work on 5 pages. See image above for page 1.

Wombat House Captain badge 1944

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Metal badge with enameled decoration in yellow, red. green and blue.

Historical information

This badge was presented to Peggy Booth in 1944 in recognition of her role as Wombat House Captain

Inscriptions & Markings

'House Captain' enameled on front

1971 junior girls hockey

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School junior girls hockey team of 1971.

Form 6B 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph depicting Williamstown High School form 6B of 1973.

Staff 1940s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white sepia photographs copied and mounted on board.

Historical information

Jack Lovett, Ken Higgs & John (Sarge) Kent, all teachers of the 1940s.

Hold Fast Iss. 1. March 2018

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white student newspaper of Williamstown High School. Includes sport, films, student art, trivia, crossword.

Mr Head 1954

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Mr Head, teacher in 1954 on his motor bike. He is in the school grounds beside the quadrangle building.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: Mr Head - Maths Teacher 1954.

Year 7RJ 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

2 x Colour photographs of Year 7RJ 1993

Form 1E 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Form 1E at Williamstown High School in 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Form 3A 1958

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3A of 1958. 2 copies, one is laminated.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

1987 tour of the western district

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

a4 sheet of white paper advertising the 1987 tour featuring the WHS all girl band jazz band, Top Secret.

Year 9AR 1991

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of class photo 9AR 1991

High Tide 1970

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication with card cover. 48 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1970 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

1970s Mr Fagan & Parker Cup

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph, mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: Mr Fagan presenting Parker Cup.

Music 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of the concert band performance at Mobil.

Form 6A 1967

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 6A of 1967.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

1960s staff

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Names of staff members are on photograph.

1980s events

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

List of significant events of the 1980s mounted on board (x2).

1971 Soccer team

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School boys soccer team of 1971.

School bag 1950's and 1960's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black vinyl Gladstone style schoolbag with Williamstown High School logo on one side. Red vinyl piping along seams. Zip. Two handles.

Historical information

School bag used by students attending Williamstown High School in the 1950s and 1960s.

Inscriptions & Markings

Barbara Muster on tag attached to handle.

Year 10 NH 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School, 1990 class 10 NH

1958 choir

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School choir of 1958. Copy of photograph and laminated copy of photograph also at this number.

Inscriptions & Markings

See images above

Athletic sports meet 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Paper, black printed booklet comprising 16 pages. Williamstown High School competed in this meet in 1948.

Historical information

This programme details the three day Athletic Sports meeting of 1948, organised by the Metropolitan High Schools' Sports Association. Williamstown High School competed on day two at the North Melbourne Cricket Ground. Other schools competing on that day were Ballarat, Coburg, Essendon and Geelong.

Inscriptions & Markings

Student name on cover.

Form 6A 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black ad white photograph depicting Williamstown High School form 6A of 1973.

1980 Orientation booklet

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A paper booklet of 20 pages, black printed on white paper. Contains school rules, uniform information, map of school grounds, term dates, hours, principals message.

Inscriptions & Markings

See full text PDF attached.

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School school captains 1953

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown Hight School captains 1953

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Christmas newsletter 1947

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

One white foolscap sheet typed both sides. A newsletter made by Form IIA and distributed Christmas 1947.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG above.

Mr F.W. Johnson at reunion 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the first WHS principal, taken at a reunion in 1965, mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: The first headmaster was Mr F.W. Johnson a first class administrator and an inspiring teacher of science. His normal rebuke for a minor lapse was to call the transgressor, ' you silly fellow', but he had heavier ammunition for the more accomplished villains. (From High Tide 1965.) On back of photograph: Mr F. W. Johnson, first headmaster at WHS 1915-1927. Photo taken 1965 Golden Jubilee.

1940 Girls gym display

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph, laminated.

Inscriptions & Markings

1940 girls gym display to aid the war effort. Courtesy Peg Clark (Mrs Bonwick), centre of photo.

Senior football 1955

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph of Williamstown High School senior football team of 1955.

Inscriptions & Markings

see image above

Form 3C 1963

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3C of 1963.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

1930s W.Evans recollections

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Recollections of a teacher from the 1930s, mounted on board.

Form 2D 1962

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 2D of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Betty Bowyer 1935 - Junior Athletic Champion

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Written on the back of photoghraph: Betty Bowyer (Mrs Anderson) 1935. Form 1- 1933 - Form 4 1936. Junior Athletic Champion 1935.

1948 Mayor of Perth

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A4 card with 2 black and white photographs mounted using photo corners of the Acting Mayor of Perth, shaking hands with WHS students in 1948.

Inscriptions & Markings

Back of photo 1: 1948 - Mr Spencer showing the city of Perth's visitors book to the party. Back of photo 2: "Junior" Rowdon shaking hands with the acting Lord Mayor of Perth, Mr Spencer.

Young Women's Day 1987

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A letter confirming the performance of Williamstown High School rock band Top Secret at Footscray Arts Centre on 21 Oct. 1987.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

1940 Gordon Wright reminisces

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Prose on white mount board.

Historical information

Personal memoirs of Gordon Wright, a prefect in 1940, on his trip to and from school.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg for complete quote.

David Barling 2004-5

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Original colour photograph.

High Tide 1930

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Green card covered yearbook, printed in black. 28 pages, illustrated with black and white line drawings and photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Inside front cover: Ken Powell, Form F2 W.H.S.

Year 8DM 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph x 2 of Year 8DM 1993

Longmans history book 1912 - An advanced history of Great Britain. Part II From 1485 to 1714.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Red hardcover book of 544 pages. Used by Laurna Beatrice Arnold in her history studies at Williamstown High School. Includes some maps.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpgs above for inscription inside front cover.

Year 9AG 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 9AG 1993

High Toide 2005

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Coloured card and glossy paged book. Year book for the Williamstown High School 2005 school year. Comprising 96 pages, it contains Principal''s message, reports from all school departments, sport results, student work and many photographs. Year level photographs also included. Some photographs are in full colour.

Year 9JO 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 9JO 1993