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Frances followed her husband to Australia (1909) when he became the governor of Queensland and involved herself in the social and moral issues of her adopted home. She was especially interested in issues involving women and children and was involved with committees which centered around hospitals, kindergartens and education of young women.“…care should be exercised in regard to young girls dress, and she particularly warned the girls against the “pneumonia blouse” in cold weather.
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That is one of the difficulties of Sydney, owing to the sudden changes of temperature- a condition that will be understood by Tasmanian ladies. It is not only in winter that it is dangerous to wear thin clothing After very hot days, during which the garments worn are as thin as possible, and the “pneumonia blouse’ is a matter of course, we have the cool and sometimes cold, southerlies, and very soon the ladies got a fit of shivering, which indicates an incipient cold.”

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savannah's grand mawmaw says:
beautiful page 10+10
Jan 16, 2014
oklahomadawn says:
I always enjoy the history you share with us along with your beautiful layouts remembering all these women!!!
Jan 15, 2014
LadynRed_44 says:
Great page!
Jan 15, 2014
Ineke62 says:
Very prety!
Jan 15, 2014
scrapping lee says:
this is a gorgeous page and great entry for the challenge. xxx
Jan 15, 2014
inkyD says:
So very beautiful Rose-Marie, exquisitely scrapped as always and with an interesting story also, thank you x
Jan 15, 2014
littlepixel says:
Just challenge voted for this Beautiful page!! xo

Jan 14, 2014
Cheryl C says:
Stunning as always
Jan 9, 2014
Xguern66 says:
Gorgeous page.
Jan 9, 2014
Scrapaholic Sherry says:
WOW, gorgeous!!
Jan 9, 2014
   
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