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  • National Day Parade at Padang, 1967 : general view [4]

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    This is a photograph of a civilian contingent group marching past City Hall at the second National Day Parade. Donated by Bong Nam Fatt @ Ng Nam Fatt and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_689. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tan Kim Seng Fountain, 1960s : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of Chew Cher Neo at the Tan Kim Seng Memorial Fountain, at Esplanade. The memorial was unveiled in 1882. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_706. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1970s : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of bumboats carrying goods which docked alongside the pier in the Singapore River. The river has undergone major changes since 1819. Photograph donated by Tan Gak Chee and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_267. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Day Parade at the Padang, 1968 : general view [1]

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    This is a photograph of a general view of the Padang, the venue for the National Day Parade (NDP) in 1968. Performers and contingents are seen in the foreground while spectators on the steps of the City Hall forms the background as Singaporeans celebrate the nation's birthday. Photograph donated by...
  • Lim Bo Seng Memorial, 1960s : general view [2]

    Personalities · Arts · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Chew Cher Neo standing next to the Lim Bo Seng Memorial. The memorial was unveiled on 29 June 1954. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_703. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Day Parade, 1975 : night view [2]

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    This is a photograph of a burst of fireworks illuminating the night sky and the surrounding buildings below, during a National Day Parade. Photograph donated by Ho Seng Huat and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_411. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Billboard for National Day in 1984 : general view [2]

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a billboard bearing the logo for the National Day celebrations in 1984. The theme for that year's parade was 25 Years of Nation Building, 1959 - 1984. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Day Parade at Padang, 1967 : general view [7]

    Events
    This is a photograph of the second National Day Parade, represented by a uniformed contingent group marching past, with two of them leading the march, at the Padang. Donated by Bong Nam Fatt @ Ng Nam Fatt and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_692. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Day Parade at the Padang, 1968 : general view [4]

    Events · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows a view of military tanks at the National Day Parade (NDP) in 1968, held at the Padang. In the early years, such shows of military might instilled many with pride and inspired confidence for a newly independent Singapore. Photograph donated by Poon Lee Eng and displayed at...
  • Sultan Gate street, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a general view of Sultan Gate street, with parking lots on each side leading to the Istana Kampong Glam in the background. A huge tree dominates the street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mt. Faber Loop Danish Seamen's Mission building : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts · M. Ashif Padili
    This 2003 photograph shows a close-up of the Mt. Faber Loop Danish Seamen's Mission building. It shows a view of a tower with its distinct red bricks and white walls. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Serangoon Road, information board : close-up [1]

    Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph is a close-up of the sign board on the history of Serangoon Road with a picture of the place before development, circa 1905. This picture captures the information in English only. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Day Parade, 1976 : close-up

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    In this photograph, a contingent of students is marching on the track and holding aloft red flags as part of National Day celebrations. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Billboard for National Day, 1984 : general view [1]

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a billboard bearing the logo for the National Day celebrations in 1984. The theme for that year's parade was 25 Years of Nation Building, 1959 - 1984. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malaysia Day, 1963 : night view

    Events
    The picture shows Malaysia Day Celebration, with flags and banners in front of City Hall on 16th September 1963, when the British colonies of Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore merged with the Federation of Malaya to form Malaysia. Photograph donated by Yep Pek Wan, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008....
  • Lim Bo Seng : headshot

    Personalities · Tan, Bonny
    This is a black-and-white photograph of Lim Bo Seng who was a leader of a Japanese resistance group in Malaya during World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Day Parade at Padang, 1967 : general view [2]

    Events
    The is a photograph of the second National Day Parade, with a dragon dance performance, dancing past City Hall, at the Padang. The lead dancers lift, dip, thrust, and sweep the head of the dragon with a pole into spiralled formations, along the road, with spectators on both sides of...
  • St. Andrew’s Cathedral : group photograph

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a group photograph taken within the cathedral. It is most probably of the cathedral choir, after Choirmaster Edwin Brown recruited ladies as choir members. A notice titled "St. Andrew’s Cathedral Clothing Shop" is seen on the notice board in...
  • Streets associated with cattle trade and cottage industries, information board : close-up [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph is a close-up on an information board providing brief history on the streets associated with cattle trade and cottage industries in the Serangoon area. The information is available in four languages: English, Tamil, Chinese and Japanese. Also includes a black and white photograph of a cattle trader, circa...
  • National Day Parade, 1969 : general view [18]

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    This photograph shows the National Day Parade in 1969 held at the Padang. Spectators are watching a performance. The National Day Parade is held every year in commemoration of Singapore's independence. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Balloon at National Day Parade, 1984 : general view

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a giant, red and white balloon in the shape of a bulb, at the National Day Parade (NDP). Held at the Padang in 1984, the theme for that year's parade was 25 Years of Nation Building, 1959 - 1984. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised...
  • National Day Parade at Padang, 1967 : general view [12]

    Events
    This is a photograph of a uniformed contingent group marching past City Hall at the second National Day Parade. Donated by Bong Nam Fatt @ Ng Nam Fatt and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_697. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fort Canning fort gate : close-up

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a close-up of a gateway at Fort Canning. It is wide enough for a vehicle to pass through. It is a solid concrete construction. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kranji War Memorial, 1960s : two people

    Politics and Government · Arts · Streets and Places
    Chew Cher Neo's wife and a boy posing for a photograph at the Kranji War Memorial. The Memorial commemorates the contributions of soldiers of the allied forces who died during World War 2. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_701. Date of creation estimated....