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  • Wreaths outside a shophouse on Cross Street, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a funeral wake at Cross Street with several wreaths placed beside the funeral tent, outside a shophouse. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral prayers in Leong San See Temple, mid-1970s [2]

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a general view of a Chinese funeral prayer in Leong San See Temple. A number of people are sitting bare-footed on the floor in front of an altar while the Buddhist monks perform a ritual. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral prayers in Leong San See Temple, mid-1970s [1]

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a general view of a Chinese funeral prayer in Leong San See Temple. A number of people wearing black are kneeling in front of an altar and offering their prayers while the Buddhist monks perform a ritual. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bones and skull in basket

    Heritage and Culture · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows a basket of bones and a skull in front of two urns which are used for holding the ashes of a cremated person. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Urns, Siglap : close-up [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This is a close-up of a 1962 photograph of urns stacked at Siglap burial site. Dates and 实乞纳 written on them can be seen in the picture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man washing bones, 1962 [4]

    Heritage and Culture · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows a man washing the bones. There is a tray of bones besides him. Title devised by cataloguer.
  • Urns, Siglap : close-up [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This is a close-up of a 1962 photograph of urns stacked at Siglap burial site. Dates and 实乞纳 written on them can be seen in the picture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man washing bones, 1962 [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows a man washing the bones. There are also bones lying on the ground. Title devised by cataloguer.
  • Group of men looking at bones [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows seven men at a grave site. Some are standing, squatting and leaning forward looking at bones laid on a mat under a tent. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Group of men looking at bones [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows seven men at a grave site. Some are standing, squatting and leaning forward looking at bones laid on a mat. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man washing bones, 1962 [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows a man washing the bones. There are trays of bones besides him. Title devised by cataloguer.
  • Man standing in front of a row of urns, 1962

    Heritage and Culture · Foo, Chin Hwa
    The photograph shows a man standing in front of a row of large urns in a makeshift shelter. Title devised by cataloguer.
  • Group of men looking at bones [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows a group of seven men at a gravesite. Some are standing, squatting and leaning forward looking at bones laid out on a mat under a tent. Title devised by...
  • Men carrying a basket full of bones

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows men carrying bones. Two men are seen carrying a basket of bones. The men are wearing rubber boots and some with hats. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two men putting bones in basket

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows two men squatting and picking up smaller pieces of bones from the graves and placing them in a basket. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man washing skull, 1962

    Heritage and Culture · Foo, Chin Hwa
    The photograph shows a man washing a skull. There are also bones lying on the ground. Title devised by cataloguer.
  • Group of men under tent

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This 1962 photograph shows a group of men cleaning and packing the bones into the large urns under a tent. A row of large urns can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Urns, Siglap [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This is a 1962 photograph of urns stacked at Siglap burial site. Dates and 实乞纳 written on them can be seen in the picture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man washing bones, 1962 [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows a man washing the bones. There are trays of bones besides him. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man putting bones into urn, 1962 [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows men packing bones into a large urn under a tent. A row of large urns can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Three men standing at Siglap burial site

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This is a 1962 photograph of a Siglap burial site. Three men are standing while a lady is squatting. A hoe can also be been in the picture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men digging graves, 1962 [7]

    Heritage and Culture · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows a group of gravediggers doing grave digging. In the background, there is a cottage. Title devised by cataloguer.
  • Group of men looking at urns

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    The photograph shows a group of men looking at the rows of large urns placed under a tent. The urns contained the remains of the deceased. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Group of men under a tent at grave site, 1962

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows four men under a tent at grave site. Title devised by Library staff.