Contents

  1. Acknowledgements / vi
  2. Foreword by Ethel Margaret Ewing Cutten / vii
  3. Map of Fitzroy / viii
  4. Preface / x

The Woiworung

  1. 1    The Woiworung / 2

Founding and funding

  1. 2    The First Suburb Miles Lewis / 6
  2. 3    A Newtown Cottage Maggie Brown Hoey (1854) / 32
  3. 4    The Business of Politics Rosemary Kiss / 34
  4. 5    Thomas Ewing and the Fitzroy Public Library Carole Woods / 55
  5. 6    Picturesque Charity: the Old Colonists' Homes in North Fitzroy Frances O'Neill / 61
  6. 7    Poverty in the 1890s Shurlee Swain / 65
  7. 8    A Mucn-Charitied Acre Laurie O'Brien / 67

Building and bulldozing

  1. 9    Terrace Housing Miles Lewis / 88
  2. 10    Osborne House Jim Davidson / 113
  3. 11    Public Transport and the Fitzroy Identity Charles Sowerwine / 116
  4. 12    The Rise and Fall of a Fitzroy Villa Allan Willingham / 118
  5. 13    Slums and Public Housing in Southern Fitzroy George Tibbits / 126
  6. 14    Lost Streetscapes Tom OBrien / 138
  7. 15    Every Thirtieth House: A Wartime Social Survey Jenny Carew / 144

Working and playing

  1. 16    Working in Fitzroy Maryanne McCubbin / 154
  2. 17    Together but Different Renate Howe / 163
  3. 18    The Fitzroy Cyclorama Mimi Colligan / 179
  4. 19    On the Street Chris McConville / 183
  5. 20    Buying and Selling John Spierings / 198
  6. 21    Artists of Fitzroy Jennifer Phipps / 211
  7. 22    1944 and All That June Senyard / 214

Coming And going

  1. 23    Immigrants Chris McConville / 234
  2. 24    From Friuli Caterina Fratta / 242
  3. 25    Hispanic Johnston Street Laurie O'Brien / 245
  4. 26    The Macedonian Community Laurie O'Brien / 248
  5. 27    Growing up in a Greek Family Joy Damousi / 252
  6. 28    Students of Fitzroy High School (1981) / 255
  7. 29    Refugees from Vietnam Carole Woods / 261

Looking back

  1. 30    Going to School in Fitzroy Hec Gallagher / 266
  2. 31    Backyard and Beyond: Seven Households Between The Wars Suzanne Dance / 271
  3. 32    Alliances Peter Smark / 284
  4. 33    Aboriginal Fitzroy Eleanor Harding / 287
  5. 34    Atherton Street Tony Birch / 299
  6. 35    Living in the High-rise Dick and Thelma Marriner / 301
  7. 36    The Vicpar Case Jane Lennon / 310

Looking Forward

  1. 37    Fitzroy 1989 Janet McCalman / 316
  1. Notes / 320
  2. Appendix A Possible Origins of Some Street Names in Fitzroy Suzanne Dance / 333
  3. Appendix B The Fitzroy Census / 337
  4. Contributors / 347
  5. Index / 349