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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 16 January, 1959. "Photographed minutes after arriving from Wellington yesterday are these skaters who are at present touring the North Island after attending the World Congress skating championships in Christchurch. From left the girls are: June Pierce (Brisbane, Australia): Marilyn Tabacchi (Detroit, United States): Chris Benda (Springfield, United States): Suzanne Pickard (Detroit): Mary Alice Clause (Pontiac, United States): Sally Richardson (Detroit), and Avis Bell (International Beauty Queen, from Palmerston North)." Another photo associated with this article appears in the next day's publication 17 January 1959.

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Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_015080
Title
"International Skaters Arrive in City"
Relation
Coolstore
Format
B&W negative
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IMCA Digital Archive
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection

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Palmerston North
Date
January 16, 1959

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Fairfax Media New Zealand

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