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A dinner was held in the C M Ross tearooms for Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh, on the occasion of their visit to Palmerston North 6-7 January 1954. The waitresses for the dinner were dressed in white uniforms. From left: Marie Haslem (later Hubbard), 18 years; Edna Coley, 16 years. The photograph was taken at the home of one of them, prior to the occasion. C M Ross Co. Ltd was one of the foremost department stores of Palmerston North and operated in The Square from 1883 until it was sold to Milne and Choyce in 1959.

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2009P_DIGITALCOPY_CMROSS_2148
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Marie Haslem and Edna Coley, waitresses for Royal Civic dinner
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IMCA Digital Archive - C M Ross
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Palmerston North
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January 6, 1954

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