21st birthday!

21st birthday!

21st birthday!

Party Time

2 September 1952

Ron Goss, Marjorie Goss, Thelma Goss, Shirley Goss (21st birthday), George Goss. Photo taken by Leiagraph Studios, 2 September 1952.

This photo was highly commended in the 1950s decade category.

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square North

Contributor: Sandra Templeton

Source: Entry in the 2008 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt.

Reference ID: CCL-HWC08-PA-016.tif

Uploaded by: CCL Photo Hunt

Copyright status: In copyright

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Twenty first birthday

October 1955

Daughter and father handing her the "key to the door" at her 21st birthday celberations, October 1955. A dance and supper for extended family and friend was held at the local Selwyn Street hall. The cake was surrounded with silver painted wishbones. 21 wishbones for 21 wishes. Chicken meals were not common so it took a while to collect them for the occasion. Note the orchid corsage and the autograph book attached to the key. On turning 21 I was allowed to have my first alcoholic drink, a Pimm's No.1.

Area: South / Sydenham

Contributor: Merle Conaghan

Source: Entry in the 2016 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

Reference ID: CCL-PH16-003

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 New Zealand License Creative Commons License

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Letitia's 21st Birthday

14 September 1956

Bernard and June dancing at her sister in-law' Letitia's 21st birthday. June is in a pink dress from Beaths Fashion Parade.

Area: Other / Unknown

Contributor: June Hunt

Source: Entry in the 2017 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

Reference ID: CCL-PH17-018

Uploaded by: CCL Photo Hunt

Copyright status: In copyright

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 New Zealand License Creative Commons License

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