This photo contributed earlier in the year by Shirley Ford is one of the reasons we’ve decided to bring Time Warp back as a regular feature in
There’s just enough information to intrigue us – but we’d love to know more if any of our readers can help.
Shirley believes this photo comes from around the 1930s, and was probably only half joking when she commented that there are so many people in the photo that it must have been the entire population of Dubbo at the time!
The group is pictured in front of the Newtown Progress Association Hall in Jubilee Street. The signage above the front doors dates the building as a 1929 vintage. The history books reveal it as officially opened on July 24 that year.
Shirley believes it was the only hall in town at the time and so hosted a lot of school events. She also