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Lorna RICE

Also known as: née Nilpinna

Additional Information:

Written on the back of the drawing:  Devoted member and sterling worker over many years, since deceased.


Resources

  • Image - A Couple of Good Old Boilers

    A Couple of Good Old Boilers Mrs Van Senden was the president of the CWA and came up with the idea of the "Chooks". She was responsible for most of the tree planting around Alice Springs. She came to the town after the World War II and lived in a converted flat on the verandah of the old courthouse in the early 50's. She and Mrs J Rice were longstanding members. Mrs Rice and her husband were newsagents.

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  • Image - A Couple of Good Old Boilers

    A Couple of Good Old Boilers Mrs Van Senden was the president of the CWA and came up with the idea of the "Chooks". She was responsible for most of the tree planting around Alice Springs. She came to the town after the World War II and lived in a converted flat on the verandah of the old courthouse in the early 50's. She and Mrs J Rice were longstanding members. Mrs Rice and her husband were newsagents.

    ct for NPWHF


  • References

    The NPWHF "CWA caicatures by Butch Peverill & George Scott Brown" states her husband's name was Jim Rice."