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  • Transmitters at RAF Changi

    Streets and Places · Communications · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows two radio transmission towers, near Selarang Barracks at RAF Changi. A signboard for "RHQ 19th Signal Regiment" can be seen partially on the right of the picture. The photograph was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Visitors at Katong Park, 1960s [1]

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a view of visitors at the Katong Park. The photograph was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Groups of people at the park can be seen in the picture. Two women dressed in brightly coloured baju kurung and a child are standing near a stone bench, while...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [3]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows the site of one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. Mounds of earth are seen in the foreground, with poles placed in them possibly as markers. Many funeral jars are placed on the ground behind the mounds of earth. The site is an...
  • Petrol station along East Coast Road

    Streets and Places · Economy · Punter, James M.
    This photograph shows a petroleum station along East Coast Road. The station might possibly be an ESSO petroleum station in the Evergreen Estate. A signage in blue on the top of the red-roofed station is partially seen on the right of the image which is slightly out-of-focus. Palm trees and...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [1]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows the site of one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. A simple tent propped up bamboo poles is seen in the middle of the picture. Several people, either standing or sitting, take shelter in the tent. The site is an undeveloped area, surrounded...
  • Land reclamation along Upper East Coast Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows the land reclamation works along Upper East Coast Road, near Bedok corner. Several people, including a lady in traditional ethnic attire are seen along the road near the wired fences demarcating the areas of reclaimed land. Makeshift shelters, exacavators and piles of earth are also seen on...
  • Visitors at a park in Katong, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a view of visitors near a park in the Katong area. The photograph was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Several adults and children are seen walking on a path which has a waterfront view, while some people are leaning against the railing on the path looking...
  • Changi Village, 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a street scene at Changi Village. Motorists and cyclists are seen on the shady two-lane street, which is lined by trees and rows of zinc-topped shops. Several pedestrians are seen next to vehicles that are parked on the dirt-and-gravel path right outside the shops. The photograph was...
  • Land reclamation along Upper East Coast Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows the land reclamation works along Upper East Coast Road, at the intersection with Jalan Haji Salam. A lady in traditional ethnic attire walks along the road near the wired fences demarcating the areas of reclaimed land. Structures and equipment for land reclamation works can be seen on...
  • Collyer Quay, circa 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Punter, James M.
    This photograph shows a general view of Collyer Quay. Taken probably in 1966 or 1967, the picture depicts a busy street scene at Collyer Quay, with cars lining both sides of the road and pedestrians on the pathways. The former Hong Kong and Shanghai Building can be seen on the...
  • Jalan Haji Salam, towards Upper East Coast Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a general view of the intersection of Jalan Haji Salam and Upper East Coast Road. Trees and houses behind fences are seen on both sides of Jalan Haji Salam. Land reclamation works along the Upper East Coast Road is in progress, as the coastline can be seen...
  • Kranji War Cemetery, circa 1966 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a general view of the Kranji War Cemetery. Taken probably in 1966 or 1967, the picture depicts the view as seen from the entrance of the cemetery. The Stone of Remembrance with the inscription "Their name liveth forever more" sits at the bottom of the stairs, near...
  • Kranji War Cemetery, circa 1966 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a general view of the Kranji War Cemetery. The white headstones are spread out in neat rows on a gently sloping green hill, overlooking the hills of Singapore in the background. The picture was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by...
  • Jalan Haji Salam no. 31C : exterior

    Streets and Places · Punter, James M.
    This photograph shows a house located at no. 31C Jalan Haji Salam. The house features a traditional Malay gabled roof and stairs to reach the elevated interior. A Caucasian lady is seen standing in the doorway posing for a picture. This photograph was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Date...
  • Clifford Pier, circa 1966 : side view

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a side view of the Clifford Pier, which is an embarkation and disembarkation pier located on Collyer Quay. The photograph was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Boats at the pier and the arches of the pier can be seen in the picture. During the pre-air travel...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [5]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Punter, James M.
    This photograph shows a scene at one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. Several men are seen on the site of the mass graves. Two men attired in muddied rubber gloves and boots, are in a hole dug out of the ground, working to unearth and...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [2]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Punter, James M.
    This photograph shows a scene at one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. A man wearing rubber gloves and boots is squatting down, washing something in a metal basin containing muddied water. Next to the man on the ground is a mat where skulls and bones...
  • Visitors at Katong Park, 1960s [2]

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a view of visitors at the Katong Park. The photograph was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Several adults and children are under a sheltered area in the park. The children are seen walking around, while holding toys in their hands. Two policemen dressed in khaki shirt...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [4]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Punter, James M.
    This photograph shows a scene at one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. A mat is placed on the ground with skulls and bones neatly placed together. A man wearing rubber gloves bent over a metal basin containing muddied water is partially seen, on the left...
  • Water activities at RAF Changi : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows people partaking in leisure activities at the beach in RAF Changi. Several adults and children are seen in the waters or on the beach, while a man sits on the mat in the grass. Taken from the RAF Changi's Padang sports field, probably in 1966 or 1967,...