A telegram from the 1964 Australian Paralympic Team head of delegation, George Bedbrook, to the family of swimmer Elizabeth Edmondson, informing them of her success at the Games and plans for the return trip to Australia. At 14, Edmondson was the youngest Australian Paralympic gold medallist until 2012. In 1964, a telegram was the equivalent of today’s text message.
Date: November 1964
Author: Telegram provided by Elizabeth Edmondson.