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A Certificate Worth Keeping

 

the front

the front

the back

the back

the inside

the inside

entry taken from the 'General News' section in The Advertiser, Thursday 6 August 1909, p11

entry taken from the ‘General News’ section in The Advertiser, Thursday 6 August 1909, p11

 

DESCRIPTION: this is a certificate presented to Evangeline McCullough on completing her nurses training at the Adelaide Hospital in South Australia.
Presented in a leather bound, gold embossed, A4 folded in half album. One half of inside shows a photograph of the hospital , with the other side her certificate. 
DATE:
 28 July 1909
CURRENT OWNER OF THE ITEM: Alan Phillips
STORY/ABOUT: Evangeline is a sister to Dorothy McCullough who is my great grandma., and going by the “first class” comments on the certificate she was an exceptional nurse.
This  certificate is so much nicer than a simple paper certificate.

 

Perfect Family Portraits

the Randell daughters l-R: May, Evelyn, Dorothy and Ann

the Randell daughters L-R: May, Evelyn, Dorothy and Ann

the Randell boys L-R: Beavis, Restyn "Pete", Glen and Ivan

the Randell sons L-R: Beavis, Restyn “Pete”, Glen and Ivan

DESCRIPTION: two family portraits featuring the children of John Beavis Randell and Ella Randell’s (nee Sinkinson). Taken by Fruling Studios at 103 Rundle Street, Adelaide.
DATE: taken approx. 1920-1922
CURRENT OWNER OF THE ITEM: Alan Phillips
STORY/ABOUT: My connection to these photos is that the young girl in the top photo is my grandma (Evelyn Phebe Randell). She’s the youngest of the eight siblings, and there’s 16 years between the oldest and youngest (Ann being the oldest).

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