LAND GIRLS : 1946
31/3/46: THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY.: Land Girls in London to attend a meeting at Caxton Hall, Westminster to plead for equal pay for men and women land workers. Picture shows Renee Millington (left) of Hereford, Secretary and Joyce Sancho (right) of Wales, Chairman, discuss the Land Girls National Charter with a group of W.L.A. members outside Caxton Hall.
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Miss England 1959 - Grand Finalists - Lyceum Theatre, London
Grand finalists for the 'Miss England' title at the Lyceum Theatre, Strand, London. (l-r) Joan Boardman, 21, of Manchester, Deanne Coltman, 21, of Liverpool, Vinetta Cooper, 20, of Brigg, Mary Demott, 18, of Hinckley, Carol Flavell, 19, of Little Sutton, Barbara French, 19, of London, Josephine Graham, 18, of Exeter, and Gladys Hale, 24, of Newcastle.
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Tennis - Hurlingham Lawn Tennis Tournament - London
British tennis player Christine Truman Janes at the Hurlingham Club. One of Great Britain's most successful players, Christine Truman Janes won the French Open in 1959 and was a losing finalist at both Wimbledon (1961) and the US Open (1959). Also a doubles player she won the Australian Open Doubles in 1960 and reached both the French Open (1972) and Wimbledon (1959) finals. After retiring in 1975 she became a commentating for BBC Radio and was awarded an MBE in 2001 for services to sport.
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