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Children in slums in Erskine Place, North Melbourne West Melbourne, Melbourne Suburbs, Melbourne Victoria, Melbourne Tram, Melbourne Laneways, Australia Day, Victoria Australia, Melbourne Australia, White Australia Policy
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Children in Erskine Place, North Melbourne Australia. Slums. taken by F. Oswald Barnett born in Brunswick, Victoria. A committed Methodist and housing reformer, he led a crusade against Melbourne's inner city slums. In 1936 he was appointed to the Slum Abolition Board and from 1938-1948 he was the vice-chair of the Housing Commission. In this position he attempted to shape compassionate public housing policy.

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West Melbourne. One of the "Dudley Mansions." - The Unsuspected Slums - Culture Victoria

A 'Dudley Mansion.' The kitchen is the front room, behind is the bedroom, which is papered with bill…

Melbourne was surveyed and named on March in honour of the British Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne. Here's a very early Melbourne photo - Bourke Street, looking west from Spring Street, Photographer: Richard Daintree. State Library of Victoria Image Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Melbourne Suburbs, Melbourne Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne Cbd, Melbourne Street, Historical Pictures, Continents
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Bourke Street, Melbourne picture - Early photographs - Land and Streetscapes - Culture Victoria

View of Bourke Street looking west from Spring Street.This image is part of the first photographic s…

Melbourne’s oldest former residence - gold rush cottage cnr King and La Trobe Streets West Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Melbourne Australia, Australia Travel, Melbourne Street, Brisbane, Perth, Sydney
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Melbourne’s oldest former residence - gold rush cottage (1850), cnr King and La Trobe Streets

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North Melbourne tin house. Byron St, 1935.

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Sands & McDougall's Melbourne and suburban directory for 1885. (Melbourne : Sands & McDougall, 1884)

Atherton Street looking south towards Gertrude Street, from Webb Street, Fitzroy, late Source: JL O'Brien Collection, University of Melbourne Archives West Melbourne, Melbourne Suburbs, Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Melbourne Australia, Australia Photos, Clifton Hill, University Of Melbourne, The 'burbs
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Inside Georges Department Store at 162 Collins St,Melbourne in 🌹

Inside Georges Department Store at 162 Collins St,Melbourne in 1908.

Terrace houses in urgent need of repair on Gertrude St, Fitzroy (March - how things have changed… West Melbourne, Melbourne Suburbs, Melbourne House, Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Melbourne Australia, Haunted Images, Hotel Sites, Australia Tourism
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Melbourne’s forgotten inner-city slums

IT’S been over thirty years since many of Melbourne’s inner-city slums were torn down.

The eastern end of Collins St,Melbourne in Victoria in Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne Australia, Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Cairns, Tasmania, Vintage Pictures, Cool Pictures

1870's Collins St, East end (from the Treasury Building site) looking West

Terrace houses in urgent need of repair on Gertrude St, Fitzroy (March - how things have changed… West Melbourne, Melbourne Suburbs, Melbourne House, Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Melbourne Australia, Haunted Images, Hotel Sites, Australia Tourism
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Melbourne’s forgotten inner-city slums

March 1983: Terrace houses in Gertrude St, Fitzroy. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library/ Ron Wells

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The southern end of Elizabeth St,Melbourne in Victoria in 1899.

Brunswick Street, with Dr. William Crookes surgery on the corner of Brunswick and Gertrude Streets, Fitzroy West Melbourne, Melbourne Suburbs, Melbourne Victoria, Australia Day, Victoria Australia, Melbourne Australia, Brunswick Street, Historic Homes, Old Photos
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Royal Terrace 39-41 Brunswick Street with Dr. William Crookes surgery on the corner of Brunswick and Gertrude Streets Fitzroy-1866

Looking south over roof-tops of Flinders St,to the Yarra River, Princes Bridge and beyond in Melbourne,Victoria in West Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Historical Photos, Old Photos, Paris Skyline, River, History, Roof Tops
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A collection of photographs taken by William and Archibald Patterson from the top or near the top of the spire belonging to Scots Presbyterian Church on the north west corner of Russell and Collins Streets. These photographs depict Melbourne as it was in 1875. Photos: Patterson Brothers (State Library of Victoria) — in MELBOURNE - 1875 (Patterson Brothers).

Garbage carts Rubbish was originally picked up by carters and placed in bins on the back of a truck. In 1901 the City Council modernised their ‘fleet’ adopting covered garbage disposal carts. This style of vehicle was still in service in the late West Melbourne, Melbourne Suburbs, Melbourne Victoria, History Websites, Local History, Australia Day, Victoria Australia, Aboriginal History, Modern Pictures
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