Newspaper cutting announcing an 'At Home' celebration to be held for the returned servicemen who were connected with 'the Moreland dances'. Miss Elsie Storie of Brunswick, later of Canterbury, was one of the organisers. It was advertised in Table Talk, 4 September 1919, to be held on 6 September at 'The Pavilion, The Grove, Moreland (now Coburg). The successful event was described on 11 September: 'most enjoyable...The Hall was artistically decorated with gum foliage, and the flags of the Allies, and delightful music added greatly to the enjoyment of dancers.' The descriptions of hostesses gowns included that of Miss Storie, who wore a smart frock of cherry crepe georgia and georgette, trimmed with silver' (Table Talk, 11 Sep 1919, p.33 - HT 39284).

Part of a collection of paper-based ephemera relating to the life of Miss Elsie Storie, a middle-class Melbourne woman who was born around 1895, lived through both wars, and remained in Melbourne all her life.

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Yellowed newspaper cutting with tears on left edge. It has been roughly cut out, with the lowest line partly cut off.

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