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  • View from Mount Faber, circa 1966-1980 [4]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of Mount Faber Park, with a road leading downhill. Singapore's southern sea and a few buildings are visible in the distance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of kampong-styled buildings with attap or zinc roof at the junction of two roads in Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp. There are small stores selling food and fruits on the right and a large 3-storey building on the left with a signage board "San...
  • View from Mount Faber, circa 1966-1980 [8]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a view of the lush growth and greenery from Mount Faber. A number of buildings dotted the foot of the hills. Singapore's southern sea is visible in the distance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats along Boat Quay at low tide, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats along the Singapore River at low tide. Small kampung-styled houses and small huts dotted the bank with two- and three-storey shophouses lined behind them. In the background, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building) and the former CPF Building visible against the skyline. Title devised by...
  • Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a three-storey kampong-styled building with zinc roof and attap awning in Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp. The owner of the food stall in front of the building is preparing food for the customer who has taken a seat at his stall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp, circa 1966-1980 [6]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street scene in Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp. Three-storey and single-storey kampong-styled buildings with zinc roof and street stalls in front of the buildings are seen by the side of the road. An ice-cream street vendor is seen on the right. Title devised by Library...
  • A magazine and newspaper stall, circa 1966-1980

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two Indian man and a boy manning a magazine and newspaper stall. The stall is located at the end of a sheltered walkway. A wide variety of magazines are arranged neatly for customers to browse. The stall also sells small household items like talcum powders. Location unknown....
  • Aerial view of buildings, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an aerial view of a compound with many single-storey buildings that are long and close to each other. These buildings can either be warehouses or barracks. Location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Food stalls at Havelock Road, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a few food stalls next to a field. Residential buildings are visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats at Singapore River near Elgin Bridge, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area near Elgin Bridge. The former Hill Street Police Station is visible behind the bridge and a few more buildings beyond at Fort Canning on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Makeshift drink stall by a roadside, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a makeshift drink stall by the side of a road in front of a huge tree. A customer can be seen sitting at the stall with crates of bottled drinks stacked near him. Three cars and a lorry are parked along the road on the right, while...
  • Road under construction, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a road under construction in the foreground. Rows of houses and an open field is visible in the background. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Trengganu Street, Temple Street, Cross Street, and Telok Ayer Street. Exact location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Narrow back alley, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a crowded alley with some cars, motorcycles and a bicycle parked at the narrow alley located between two rows of buildings. A man is seen in the foreground and another man partially visible behind a car. Exact location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Makeshift drink stall by a roadside, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a makeshift drink stall by the side of a road. A customer can be seen sitting at the stall with crates of bottled drinks stacked at one corner of the stall on the right near an "Indonesia cement" bag. Large wooden planks are...
  • View from Mount Faber, circa 1966-1980 [5]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of a large open field lined with dense foliage on the left, as seen from Mount Faber. A small plant nursery is at the foreground while a two-storey huge bungalow within a fenced compound is visible in the distance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • City scene from River Valley with a partial view of National Theatre and Van Kleef Aquarium, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a landscape view of buildings with shophouses in the centre of the photograph and a few buildings that are under construction in the background. On the left of the photograph, at the slope of Fort Canning, the unique five-pointed facade of the former National Theater and Van...
  • Aerial view of buildings and sea, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows an aerial view of buildings and HDB (Housing and Development Board) flats. Sea and ships are visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • HDB flats by the canal, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the canal along the side of the road. A block of flats can be seen on the left of the photograph while on the right, a building is under construction. Very visible near the centre of the photograph is the distinct roof of Mandarin Orchard Singapore. Photograph...
  • Bumboats at Singapore River near Victoria Theater, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a view of some bumboats docked at the quay. Buildings and Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall clock tower is visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp, circa 1966-1980 [4]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street scene in Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp. Kampong-styled buildings with zinc or attap roof and street stalls in front of the buildings are seen by the side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp, circa 1966-1980 [5]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street scene in Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp. Kampong-styled buildings with zinc or attap roof and street stalls in front of the buildings are seen by the side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View from Mount Faber, circa 1966-1980 [6]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of a large open field lined with dense foliage on the left, as seen from Mount Faber. A small plant nursery is at the foreground while a two-storey huge bungalow within a fenced compound is visible in the distance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Aerial view of buildings and sea, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows an aerial view of buildings and HDB (Housing and Development Board) flats. Sea and ships are visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fishermen and boys at Kallang River, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a scene at Kallang River. Fishermen can be seen on boats moored at the riverside while a few boys watched from the steps of the river bank. Behind the boats, a row of wooden houses on the river are probably shops as the first house has crates...