Shops such as this, would have been the suppliers of the daily food many had to buy. Charlie would have gone to these shops to do his chores.

1914 - 1919 Coles first store, 288 Smith Street, Fitzroy. Mr Cole built his first store in Wilmot Tasmania.

This photo shows the houses and the daily life of those living in Richmond. I imagine Charlie, his Mother and Brother would live in a house similar to this.

Digital Photograph - Feeding the Chooks, 'Willis Vale' Homestead, Greensborough, Victoria, circa

When walking through Richmond the flumes were a well known smell among the residents like Charlie and Nostrils. With factories, Rubbish dump and Shops towering over the stoned streets, the smell in fumigated the atmosphere.

© Harold Cazneaux, Pyrmont Marshalling Yards, Sydney, On rails, steam…

Joseph Theodor Leslie "Squizzy" Taylor: An Australian based Gangster, who used Charlie to accomplish his required jobs such as liquor runs and collecting his taxed money from poor families.

VILLIAN: Squizzy Taylor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vintage Richmond: Children would have played on the streets, next to shops and rubbish tips. Like Charlie had once said  "The streets were their play ground."

Children mailing Santa Claus letters from the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce Collection, circa (Image used courtesy Library of Virginia Special Collections.

This was once the real house of the former Gangster Squizzy Taylor, where Charlie used to visit to acquire his jobs.

This was once the real house of the former Gangster Squizzy Taylor, where Charlie used to visit to acquire his jobs.

I imagine Charlie's old running boots carried down by his father through the years would have looked like this. baring in mind that the soles were wared and falling apart.

I imagine Charlie's old running boots carried down by his father through the years would have looked like this. baring in mind that the soles were wared and falling apart.


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