Palmer, Olive Muriel

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A collection of eleven dance cards collected by Olive Palmer at dances and balls in New Plymouth during 1914-1923.
The cards are written in with the names of the gentlemen with whom Olive intended to dance each successive dance at a formal ball. Some have miniature pencils affixed.
Olive Palmer married Gordon Hooker in 1924.
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  Part 1

1. High School Old Girls' Ball, 7 July 1914.

2. Boys' High School, 31 August 1914 (pencil attached).

3. Visit of Nelson College Football Team to New Plymouth, dance given by College Old Boys, East End Pavilion, 28 August 1918.

4. Citizens' Ball held in School Assembly Hall on the occasion of the opening of the new school and assembly hall, 4 April 1919 (pencil attached).

5. Combined Banks Staffs' Dance, 16 October 1919.

6. Old Boys' First Annual Ball, 24 October 1919 (pencil attached).

7. Old Boys' Second Annual Ball, 16 July 1920 (pencil attached).

8. Matrons' and Benedicts' Ball, 8 September 1920.

9. T.S.S. "Port Pirie", October 1920.

10. Old Boys' Third Annual Ball, 8 July 1921 (pencil attached).

11. Old Boys' Fifth Annual Ball, 6 July 1923.

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