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.
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
1946: Damman’s corner at the intersection of Swanston and Collins St.
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
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
1946: Sitting by the Yarra. 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.