Publications for sale

Fitzroy Football ClubThe following publications are available for sale from Yarra Libraries.

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Fitzroy history publications

Nicholson Street: a fashionable address

$5

The Melbourne Fringe: a retrospective walk

$3

North Fitzroy Conservation Study

$5

South Fitzroy Conservation Study

$5

Fitzroy: a descriptive bibliography

$5

Social Justice Walk around Fitzroy

$5

Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

$10

Brunswick Street Lost and Found

$10

Fitzroy Town Hall: the heart and soul of Fitzroy

$15

Fitzroy: Melbourne's First Suburb
(Please note: this publication is now sold out)

 $55

 

 


 Bitter roots, sweet fruit: a history of schools in Collingwood, Abbotsford and Clifton Hill
Karen T Cummings
$22
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.
$25


A Short History of Collingwood
$13.20
General history of the former City of Collingwood for the full period of its existence.


Brimstone to Bunyip: Churches of Collingwood, Clifton Hill & Abbotsford
Richard Peterson
$16.50
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
$10
 


Collingwood historical postcards
85c each or $8.25 set of 12



Copping it sweet: shared memories of Richmond
Watson, Catherine. Melbourne: City of Richmond, Carringbush Regional Library, 1988
$29.95
A social history of Richmond tracing the changes from the late nineteenth century through to the twentieth century. Copping it sweet draws on the memories of those who have lived their lives in Richmond to create a picture of an ever changing community as it passes through the wars, depression, post war boom and into the 1980s.


Hard yakka: 100 years of Richmond industry
Free


"I should be glad if some oaks and elms were included": the Darling Gardens, Clifton Hill
$11
Recollections and important dates relating to the history of the Darling Gardens Clifton Hill


In those days (Collingwood Remembered) 3rd ed
$11
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
$19.95


Life in Collingwood today
$6.60
A selection of black and white photos from the Bicentennial photographic competition held by the Collingwood Historical Society



Struggletown

Janet McCalman
$27.45
Public and private life in Richmond 1900-1965, social history of working-class life in Richmond.


The Fitzroy Public Library 1877 - 1997: A History
Carole Woods
$13
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
Margaret Rich
$10
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
$11


Yarra: a diverting history
Kristin Otto
$32
 


Jungle Balls with Diamonds: Portraits of Collingwood’s Younger Men and Women
Text by Andrew Lindsay in collaboration with the participants. Photographs by Chris Andjelic-Lane and the project participants.
$15
This is the third book in the Oral Histories series produced by North Yarra Community Health about the Collingwood area.


 Missionaries, Radicals, Feminists A History of North Yarra Community Health
Hamish Townsend
$20 


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