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  • Street vendor, circa 1966-1980 [4]

    Economy
    This photograph shows a street vendor weighing bananas probably in front of a shophouse. One man is seen looking at a bunch of bananas. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Back alley, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of a back alley. A man is seen standing next to a table on the left. Baskets, wooden cartons and bicycles are visible at the far end. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man at work, circa 1966-1980

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a man spreading out some goods on a sheet on the ground to dry under the sun in front of a shop. An elderly woman, a man and a girl can be seen on the left, just outside the shop. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Son of owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill with friend

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows Ng Siew Hock , third son of the owner of the factory with a friend. Ng...
  • Son of owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken between 1950 and 1953 this photograph shows Ng Siew Hock, third son of Ng Boon Huay (owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill),...
  • Son of owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill at back of lorry loaded with crates

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows Ng Siew Hock, third son of Ng Boon Huay (owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill) at...
  • Four men at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows four men in the factory. Crates are seen in the factory. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rexom Ngim and son standing in front of Bukit Timah Nature Reserve signboard

    Streets and Places · Nature Society (Singapore)
    This photograph is part of the collection of Malayan Nature Society group trip. It shows Rexon Ngim and his young son. Mr Ngim is in a long-sleeved white shirt while his son is wearing a white t-shirt. They are posing in front of a signboard at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve....
  • Rompin Endau Expedition 1989

    Streets and Places · Nature Society (Singapore)
    This photograph is part of the collection of Malayan Nature Society group trip. The society visited Endau-Rompin National Park in Malaysia in 1989. This photograph shows a Chinese male member posing with a sign that reads "Rompin Endau Expedition 1989". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [18]

    Events · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a scene at an art exhibition. An Indian lady is conversing with a couple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [66]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a scene in South East Asia Room in National Library at Stamford Road. A group of men and women is viewing the books on display on a table. Another group of four ladies is seen...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [103]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It is a group photograph of fourteen men with Mrs Hedwig Anuar, Director of National Library. Some of the men are holding trophies. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [102]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It is a group photograph of five ladies and one gentleman. They are seated at adjoining tables in a room. Rows of chairs can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [65]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a Chinese lady shaking hands with a gentleman in South East Asia Room in National Library at Stamford Road. They are standing behind a table of books and a bookshelf can be seen in the...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [16]

    Sports and Recreation
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It shows a Chinese gentleman in suit accompanied by three men viewing chessboards on display. He is touching one of the boards and sharing a light moment with his companions. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [15]

    Sports and Recreation
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It shows a Chinese gentleman in suit accompanied by a few men. He is viewing chessboards on display and touching one of the pieces. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1980s (Album 9) [3]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1980s photographs (Album 9) collection. It shows an Indian lady and a Chinese gentleman on a stage. The lady is standing and speaking using a standing microphone while the smiling gentleman is seated on a chair on the right. A board with...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1980s (Album 9) [63]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1980s photographs (Album 9) collection. It shows two female representatives of National Library, one of whom is Mrs Hedwig Anuar, Director of National Library, interacting with a Caucasian gentleman. Two gentlemen can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [15]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows two Chinese gentlemen in Raffles Library. One seems to be handing over something to the other. Two men are seated behind them. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [41]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows five persons looking at volumes of Chinese books placed in stacks on a table in the library. Shelves of books can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [22]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows three gentlemen at an incomplete low wall of bricks. A man dressed in colonial uniform is on the other side of the wall. A plague at the low wall informs that the foundation stone of...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [13]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows two Caucasian gentlemen in Raffles Library. They are both viewing a book placed on a table. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [42]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows four persons, two ladies and two gentlemen, looking at volumes of Chinese books placed in stacks on a table in the library. Shelves of books can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [14]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows two gentlemen, one Caucasian and one Chinese, sharing a light moment in Raffles Library. A sign bearing the words "British Council book display (child welfare)" is seen at the shelf of displays on the right....