Another photo of the 1933 opening of the Club House (Courtesy OFA - Photo enhanced by Mike Barnett).

Opening of the Clubhouse

Another photo of the 1933 opening of the Club House (Courtesy OFA - Photo enhanced by Mike Barnett).

Arthur Scratton boys pictured in front of their building in 1937. Photo includes a little girl named Helen Greenish (daughter of cottage mother, Beryl Greenish) - information thanks to Judy Nixon. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Arthur Scratton Boys

Arthur Scratton boys pictured in front of their building in 1937. Photo includes a little girl named Helen Greenish (daughter of cottage mother, Beryl Greenish) - information thanks to Judy Nixon. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Arthur Scratton boys again, all wearing their ties, in front of their building in 1937. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Arthur Scratton Boys

Arthur Scratton boys again, all wearing their ties, in front of their building in 1937. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Charlotte Ellen Groom escorted a party of children to Fairbridge in 1926 and she remained there as a cottage mother until 1936. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Charlotte Groom

Charlotte Ellen Groom escorted a party of children to Fairbridge in 1926 and she remained there as a cottage mother until 1936. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Colonel Health (Principal), with Major Miller and Mrs Heath. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Colonel Heath

Colonel Health (Principal), with Major Miller and Mrs Heath. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

In his role as After-Care Officer, Colonel Heath takes time to visit Old Fairbridgians located in the north-west. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Colonel Heath

In his role as After-Care Officer, Colonel Heath takes time to visit Old Fairbridgians located in the north-west. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Lovely picture of Elizabeth who was a Cottage Mother at Fairbridge from 1920 to 1932. She died at the very young age of approximately 30 years of age in 1932 and is buried in Pinjarra. (Courtesy Gina Giannasi).

Elizabeth Eugene Deighan

Lovely picture of Elizabeth who was a Cottage Mother at Fairbridge from 1920 to 1932. She died at the very young age of approximately 30 years of age in 1932 and is buried in Pinjarra. (Courtesy Gina Giannasi).

Exeter Cottage. My guess is sometime in the 1930's. Note the steps to the entrance. This must be a rear view. The two gentlemen at the bottom of the steps are unknown. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Exeter Cottage

Exeter Cottage. My guess is sometime in the 1930's. Note the steps to the entrance. This must be a rear view. The two gentlemen at the bottom of the steps are unknown. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Another view of Exeter Cottage suggest in the 1930's. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Exeter Cottage

Another view of Exeter Cottage suggest in the 1930's. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

A boy drives a horse-drawn hay rake on the farm. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Hay Rake

A boy drives a horse-drawn hay rake on the farm. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Another picture of the horse-drawn hay rake. Note the home-made shafts. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Hay Rake

Another picture of the horse-drawn hay rake. Note the home-made shafts. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Another view of the horse-drawn hay rake. This device would have saved a lot of hard labour. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Hay Rake

Another view of the horse-drawn hay rake. This device would have saved a lot of hard labour. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

A hockey game in progress. This game was staged for the Duke of Gloucester visit. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Hockey Field

A hockey game in progress. This game was staged for the Duke of Gloucester visit. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Old Fairbridge boy John Acol pictured around 1930. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

John Acol

Old Fairbridge boy John Acol pictured around 1930. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Julian Hay, suited and chaired, appears to be commanding his imaginary subjects from the Clubhouse steps while a couple of fellows enjoy a laugh in the doorway. Photo taken in 1936. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Julian Hay

Julian Hay, suited and chaired, appears to be commanding his imaginary subjects from the Clubhouse steps while a couple of fellows enjoy a laugh in the doorway. Photo taken in 1936. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Photo is captioned simply

Mandurah Camp

Photo is captioned simply "Staff member - early Mandurah Camp". It would have been in the 1930's. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Mandurah Camp

"Fairbridge Holiday Camp" says the sign outside Mandurah Camp. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Mandurah Camp. Large tent and car-of-the-day and what looks like bedding airing in the sunshine. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Mandurah Camp

Mandurah Camp. Large tent and car-of-the-day and what looks like bedding airing in the sunshine. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Mandurah Camp. Boy holding up an umbrella whilst a staff member sweeps around the tents. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Mandurah Camp

Mandurah Camp. Boy holding up an umbrella whilst a staff member sweeps around the tents. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

A beautiful picture of Marjorie Potter (later Manning) who was in Shakespeare cottage from 1928 to 1933. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Marjorie Potter

A beautiful picture of Marjorie Potter (later Manning) who was in Shakespeare cottage from 1928 to 1933. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Task boys tend to the market garden circa 1930. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Market Gardening

Task boys tend to the market garden circa 1930. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Big smiles from Maurice and Gordon. Must have been winter wearing jumpers but still shorts and bare feet.

Maurice and Gordon Ashworth

Big smiles from Maurice and Gordon. Must have been winter wearing jumpers but still shorts and bare feet.

Middlemore Cottage. Great portrait of 8 little boys and perhaps Cottage Mother chatting to another staff member. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Middlemore Cottage

Middlemore Cottage. Great portrait of 8 little boys and perhaps Cottage Mother chatting to another staff member. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Dallas Paterson with his wife. Mr Paterson was Principal from May 1936 through to September 1937. (Courtesy OFA Museum)

Mr & Mrs Dallas Paterson

Dallas Paterson with his wife. Mr Paterson was Principal from May 1936 through to September 1937. (Courtesy OFA Museum)

Mr J.T. Massey with his wife. Mr Massey was Principal from July 1938 through to February 1939. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Mr & Mrs Massey

Mr J.T. Massey with his wife. Mr Massey was Principal from July 1938 through to February 1939. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Julian Hay, Dorothy Jones and Walter Snellin provide musical entertainment in the clubhouse. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Musicians in the Clubhouse

Julian Hay, Dorothy Jones and Walter Snellin provide musical entertainment in the clubhouse. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

Off to Mandurah Camp

"Off to Mandurah Camp" in 1937. Children piled into the back of the truck. Taken in front of the dining room. What an adventure that trip must have been! Second from the left is Beryl Greenish, cottage mother. (Courtesy OFA Museum).

A very big crowd turns out for the opening of the Domestic Science building in 1936. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

Opening of Domestic Science Building

A very big crowd turns out for the opening of the Domestic Science building in 1936. (Courtesy Lois Elliott).

The opening of the Club House in 1933 (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Opening of the Clubhouse

The opening of the Club House in 1933 (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Our Anchorage

"Our Anchorage". Build by the Scratton boys in 1937, in the paddock over the second bridge (a small tributary of the South Dandalup River). (Courtesy OFA Museum).