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  • Street scene along Bras Basah, Middle Road and Beach Road vicinity, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of a street with two-storeyed shophouses along the side. Trishaws, bicycles, push cart and car are seen parked along the side of the street in front of the shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Banana trees bearing fruits, circa 1966-1980

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a few banana trees with some bearing fruits. The trees are among other plants and trees. Barely visible in the background are the roofs of two houses. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Trengganu Street, Temple Street, Cross Street and Telok Ayer Street. Exact location...
  • Roof of a two-storey house, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows the roof of a two-storey house. The house is surrounded by greenery. A building that looks like a stadium with spectator stands is visible in the background. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Bras Basah, Middle Road and Beach Road. Exact location unknown. Title devised...
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [4]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay is seen on the left. Housing Development Board flats are visible...
  • Chinese temple, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows a Chinese temple located near a road and among large trees. New flats under construction are on the right while a few vehicles are parked in an open space near the front of the temple. Photograph was taken in the vicinity of Bukit Merah, Tiong Bahru, and...
  • Shophouses around Chinatown with a view of DBS Tower and CPF Building, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a partial view of shophouses around Chinatown. Clothes hanging on a bamboo pole can be seen on the upper level of the shophouse. DBS Tower (left) and CPF (Central Provident Fund) Building (right) which is still under construction are visible in the background. The photograph was taken...
  • Woman food-street vendor in front of shophouses, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a woman street-food vendor cycling past a row of shophouses. There are vehicles parked in front of the shophouses that housed businesses such as "Fook Hin Engineering Co" and "K. V. V. Kutty & Co. Electro-plating works". Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street stalls in front of shophouses, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows street stalls in front of a two-storeyed shophouse. One of the stalls sells cold drinks. Two Chinese girls can be seen standing beside the stall and one of them is holding a cup in her hand. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Blair Road, Everton...
  • Shophouses along the Singapore River near Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows wooden-framed stilt huts and shacks lining the edge of the Singapore River. Rows of shophouses are visible behind them while the Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall clock tower can be seen in the background on the left of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses around Chinatown with a view of International Plaza, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of a street with shophouses on both sides around Chinatown. The street seems to lead towards the 51-storey International Plaza. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the shophouses. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Trengganu Street,...
  • United Engineers Limited building and its surrounding vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the former United Engineers Limited building at River Valley Road, among other buildings in the vicinity. Formed in 1912, United Engineers Limited is one of Singapore's pioneer company and has developed many local landmark and iconic structures. In the background, buildings under construction and...
  • A row of shophouses at Havelock Road, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a row of two-storey shophouses. A few unit numbers are visible, starting from (the left), 465, 467 and 471, which belongs to "Yong Huat Dentist". The building seemed rather dilapidated with peeling paints and chipped walls. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay is partially visible on the right while a few Housing Development...
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay and Housing Development Board flats are seen in the background. Title...
  • Shophouses at corner of Trengganu Street and Temple Street, 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This is a view of the three-storey shophouses at the corner of Tringganu Street (right) and Temple Street (left). Street vendors and trishaws can be seen in front of the shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hotel Miramar, circa 1966-1980

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a side view of the 16-storey Hotel Miramar that is under construction. The hotel is located at Havelock Road. There are still some scaffoldings on the hotel exterior, and rubbles and machinery in the foreground. Blocks of flats with clothes hanging out to dry on bamboo poles...
  • Three-storey shophouses along river bank, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a row of three-storey shophouses along Singapore River. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the shophouses. A block of Housing Development Board flats is visible in the background. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of North Bridge Road and...
  • BoBo Tan mansion, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of a multi-level mansion that seemed to perch on a hill top. The signage "Bobo Tan Mansion" can be seen at the roof with its distinct Chinese architecture. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Bukit Merah, Tiong Bahru, and River Valley. Exact location...
  • Shophouses at Balestier Road, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a two-storey shophouse. The corner shophouse on the left is a Chinese restaurant "Luan Fung Juan Restaurant" and has decorative plaster mouldings on the façade of its roof. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses on stilts and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980 [5]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows several wooden houses on stilts by the river's edge. In the foreground, several boats are moored closely together in the water. A boy is seen squatting by the river bank with his back to the camera. Location is unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street vendors by the side of the road, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows street vendors in front of a row of shophouses. On the right, individually wrapped items are on display followed by bales of fabrics and household items. Further down the street, there are food vendors with seats for customers to take their meals. A small boy can be...
  • Back alley of shophouses at Garden Street, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a back alley between two rows of shophouses at Garden Street, along Beach Road. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kallang River with a view of a HDB flat by the riverbank, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a crowded scene along the Kallang River. Many boats are docked on the left of the photograph, with dwellings near the centre and logs littered the riverside in front of a few wooden structures on the right with a few warehouses visible behind them. A block of...
  • View from a rooftop, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view from a rooftop. In the background, shophouses and blocks of HDB (Housing and Development Board) flats are visible. Location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.