Publications for sale
The following publications are available for sale from Yarra Libraries.
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Bitter roots, sweet fruit: a history of schools in Collingwood, Abbotsford and Clifton Hill
By Karen T Cummings
Documents every school of every type that has existed in the former municipality of Collingwood, and describes how the schools, kindergartens and colleges fitted in to Victorian educational development and the social and economic history of Collingwood.
Dimmeys of Richmond : the rise and fall of a family business 2007
The history of the Dimmeys retail chain.
A Short History of Collingwood
General history of the former City of Collingwood for the full period of its existence.
Brimstone to Bunyip: Churches of Collingwood, Clifton Hill & Abbotsford
A survey of the historic development of all the known churches and their ancillary buildings that exist or are known to have existed in the former City of Collingwood
Contains walk route, location guide & sketch plans
Broken biscuits - the changing faces of Carlton
Mary Fisher. Collingwood: Yarra Melbourne Regional Library, 2005
Collingwood historical postcards
85c each or $8.25 set of 12
Hard yakka : 100 years of Richmond industry
"I should be glad if some oaks and elms were included":the Darling Gardens, Clifton Hill
Recollections and important dates relating to the history of the Darling Gardens Clifton Hill
In those days (Collingwood Remembered) 3rd ed
Recollections of life in the former City of Collingwood going back to the turn of the century, profitably read in conjunction with A Short History of Collingwood.
Kids' own journeys: stories, memories, jokes and travel tips by Melbourne Children
Kids' Own (Australia) Inc. 2004
Life in Collingwood today
A selection of black and white photos from the Bicentennial photographic competition held by the Collingwood Historical Society
Public and private life in Richmond 1900-1965, social history of working-class life in Richmond.
The Fitzroy Public Library 1877 - 1997 : A History
A history of the Fitzroy Library from its founding in 1877, as one of the oldest free public libraries in Australia.
Walking Along Rathdowne Street
The book examines the changing use of the shops and other buildings in Rathdowne Street, North Carlton, between Princes Street and Park Street, from the early 1870s through to the present day.
When Fish Had Feathers
Portraits of Collingwood's older men
Yarra: a diverting history
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