January 1952: Children play in the streets of Fitzroy. -Melbourne's slums | City's slum heritage | Photo Galleries and News Photos | News Pictures and Photos | Herald Sun

January 1952: Children play in the streets of Fitzroy. -Melbourne's slums | City's slum heritage | Photo Galleries and News Photos | News Pictures and Photos | Herald Sun

July 1947: The mean streets of Richmond have come a long way, but parts still remain recognisable today.

July 1947: The mean streets of Richmond have come a long way, but parts still remain recognisable today.

January 1953: In the 50s, Fitzroy's poor were moved to commission flats as part of the Housing Commission of Victoria's slum reclamation movement.  A boy walks down one of the streets condemned by authorities

January 1953: In the 50s, Fitzroy's poor were moved to commission flats as part of the Housing Commission of Victoria's slum reclamation movement. A boy walks down one of the streets condemned by authorities

1949: Exterior of Flinders St Station. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library/ ARGUS

1949: Exterior of Flinders St Station. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library/ ARGUS

1946: Herbert Palmer adjusts the clock at the Melbourne Town Hall. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library

1946: Herbert Palmer adjusts the clock at the Melbourne Town Hall. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library

May 1936: Primitive housing conditions in Collingwood. This house had a corrugated iron makeshift bathroom, and external tap as the only water supply

May 1936: Primitive housing conditions in Collingwood. This house had a corrugated iron makeshift bathroom, and external tap as the only water supply

1940s: A city in war time = 1946: Women pass sailors on Princes Bridge. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library/ ARGUS

1940s: A city in war time = 1946: Women pass sailors on Princes Bridge. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library/ ARGUS

Melbourne's slums | City's slum heritage - May 1936: It's wash day for a Richmond mother of seven.

Melbourne's slums | City's slum heritage - May 1936: It's wash day for a Richmond mother of seven.

Pinterest
Search