The finish line at the girl's cross country race. It looks blurry because of their speed. This is Lynne Rainey first and Elaine Corn in a close second. Early 1960's.

Cross-Country Running

The finish line at the girl's cross country race. It looks blurry because of their speed. This is Lynne Rainey first and Elaine Corn in a close second. Early 1960's.

Rev Father Hodge resplendent in his vestments gives a knowing smile to us all. Early 1960's. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Father Hodge

Rev Father Hodge resplendent in his vestments gives a knowing smile to us all. Early 1960's. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Blurry picture but it will invoke memories for those involved in swimming pool carnivals! Early 1960's perhaps. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Swimming Pool

Blurry picture but it will invoke memories for those involved in swimming pool carnivals! Early 1960's perhaps. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

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"Sailor" Maxine Ellison strikes a pretty pose. Early 1960's.

Swimming carnival. All ready for the big start. The girls get ready. Is that Commander Buckee officiating? Early 1960's.

Swimming Pool

Swimming carnival. All ready for the big start. The girls get ready. Is that Commander Buckee officiating? Early 1960's.

Girls with Laundry Basket

"This laundry basket is too heavy, we've had enough!", maybe Betty (?) and Christine Hinch are saying. From Belfast to the Laundry was the longest cottage-to-laundry distance in those days! Early 1960's.

Another swimming pool picture with the

Swimming Pool

Another swimming pool picture with the "Greasy Pole" and the swimming races finish line (unless you missed it and continued swimming up river). Early 1960's.

Girls swimming in the pool. This looks like Christine Hinch, Lynne Rainey, Gladys Mares with Lyndal. Early 1960's.

Swimming Pool

Girls swimming in the pool. This looks like Christine Hinch, Lynne Rainey, Gladys Mares with Lyndal. Early 1960's.

Michael Allen has coaxed Gladys Mares to join him on the car. Those two look like they're up to no good! Early 1960's.  (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Michael Allen and Gladys Mares

Michael Allen has coaxed Gladys Mares to join him on the car. Those two look like they're up to no good! Early 1960's. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Mrs Castle seems to threaten the camera person with the hose whilst Rosemary has been joined by Gladys and Brenda McCormick - giggling in the background. Early 1960's. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Mrs Castle of Clive

Mrs Castle seems to threaten the camera person with the hose whilst Rosemary has been joined by Gladys and Brenda McCormick - giggling in the background. Early 1960's. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Lynne Rainey looking a little older, perhaps after leaving Fairbridge? Early-mid 1960's.

Lynne Rainey

Lynne Rainey looking a little older, perhaps after leaving Fairbridge? Early-mid 1960's.

Lynne Rainey amongst the trees. Early 1960's.

Lynne Rainey

Lynne Rainey amongst the trees. Early 1960's.

Lynne Rainey at Mandurah Camp in the early 1960's.

Lynne Rainey

Lynne Rainey at Mandurah Camp in the early 1960's.

Brenda McCormick pictured on the main road. Church is in the background. Early 1960's.

Brenda McCormick

Brenda McCormick pictured on the main road. Church is in the background. Early 1960's.

Pat Hutchinson in what looks like a post-Fairbridge pose and the location looks like the Bethesta Hospital in Claremont. Mid 1960's. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Pat Hutchinson at Bethesta

Pat Hutchinson in what looks like a post-Fairbridge pose and the location looks like the Bethesta Hospital in Claremont. Mid 1960's. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Mrs Castle, Cottage Mother of Clive hoses the garden while a bemused Rosemary sitting on the laundry steps looks on. Early 1960's. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Mrs Castle of Clive

Mrs Castle, Cottage Mother of Clive hoses the garden while a bemused Rosemary sitting on the laundry steps looks on. Early 1960's. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Maxine Ellison relaxes on the grass near her cottage. Early 1960's. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Maxine Ellison

Maxine Ellison relaxes on the grass near her cottage. Early 1960's. (Courtesy Gladys Mares).

Lynne Rainey reclining on the grass and looking a little pensive whilst a group puzzle over something in the background. Early 1960's.

Kids on the Grass

Lynne Rainey reclining on the grass and looking a little pensive whilst a group puzzle over something in the background. Early 1960's.

Jean McCormick displays her little dog. Early 1960's.

Jean McCormick

Jean McCormick displays her little dog. Early 1960's.