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Marjorie Day convinced a shopkeeper to let her take two dresses home to show her mother. She promised to return promptly but instead sold the clothes at a second-hand clothing shop. A repeat offender, Day was sentenced to six months prison. Aged: 20. DOB: 11 January 1905.

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New South Wales. Dept. of Prisons
Friday, 13 February 1925
Marjorie Day convinced a shopkeeper to let her take two dresses home to show her mother. She promised to return promptly but instead sold the clothes at a second-hand clothing shop. A repeat offender, Day was sentenced to six months prison. Aged: 20. DOB: 11 January 1905.
glass plate negative : b & w ; 4.75 x 6.5".
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Marjorie Day alias Elma Walton, criminal record number 655LB, 13 February 1925. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay.
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Marjorie Day alias Elma Walton, criminal record number 655LB, 13 February 1925. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay.
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