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Len Cresey's Donnelly River Demons Basketball Jacket

1953
Overview

A cotton woven zip front long sleeve jacket with black flocked logo wording Demons on the back. The front has a v neck with twin black stripes around neckline, cuff and jacket hem with 2 slanted zip pockets. Flocked black wording of Crusher on the front.

Historical information

Len Cresey a former maintenance fitter of the Bunning timber mill located at Donnelly River from 1953 to to 1964 participated in many social events. This is his jacket from his basketball days at "The Donnelly" when he was known as "Crusher" for the Donnelly Demons basketball team. The teams participated regularly with the neighbouring towns of Nannup, Bridgetown and Manjimup.

Details

Details

Registration number
cwa-org-21-Photo.9.1043
Material
Contextual Information

This jacket represents a basketball team from Donnelly River called the Demons that played against neighbouring towns as a social event from the early 1950's to mid 1960's.

The jacket was donated by Len's wife Julie Cresey for the Friends of Donnelly Village Inc museum located in the Donnelly School at Donnelly River.

Keywords
Demons basketball team
Crusher from Demons basketball team
Len Cresey
Donnelly River
Country
Australia
State
Western Australia
Town/Shire
Donnelly River, Shire of Nannup
Year
1953
Primary significance criteria
Historic significance
Social or spiritual significance
Friends of Donnelly Village Inc (FODV)

Friends of Donnelly Village Inc (FODV)

Organisation Details
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