Our Place: Stories of Kings Cross & Potts Point - Biographies

Our Place - Stories of King's Cross - Paul Herlinger Biography

Paul Herlinger was interviewed by Sue Rosen in February 1995 as part of the South Sydney Social History Project. Paul's mother managed the block of flats in which the family lived: “We moved to ‘Kelburn Hall’ about 1933. Mum received a pound a week for managing the flats, which meant virtually that she was on call for twenty-four hours a day.

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Our Place - Stories of King's Cross & Potts Point - Pat Rose Biography

Pat recalled that: “Growing up, there was the fresh smell of the harbour, the salt…

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Our Place - Stories of King's Cross & Potts Point - Pat Nicks Biography

Pat's parents separated when she was five, with no official or financial support systems in…

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Our Place - Stories of King's Cross - Geraldine Ohlsson Biography

Geraldine lived as a child in Darlinghurst Road, where her mother had a small lingerie…

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Our Place - Stories of King's Cross & Potts Point - Cliff Fogarty Biography

Cliff's mother revelled in The Cross. … She didn’t seem to notice the brothels, ……

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Our Place - Stories of King's Cross & Potts Point - Brenda Humble Biography

Brenda recalled that when the Second World War started … they came to Dad and…

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Our Place - Stories of King's Cross & Potts Point - Brenda Humble Biography

Brenda recalled that when the Second World War started … they came to Dad and…

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