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  • Banana sellers around North Bridge Road and Hill Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Economy
    This photograph shows a street vendor weighing bananas probably in front of a shophouse. One man is seen inspecting a bunch of bananas. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street vendors along a street, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows some street vendors along a street selling a variety of stuff from drinks and eggs to cooked food. There are a number of customers in the area. An Indian shopowner is sitting by the sidewalk beside his shop in the background. Further up the street to the...
  • 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...
  • Prinsep Street 7, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a street stall selling fruits at Prinsep Street 7. Fruits such as apples, oranges and grapes are displayed for sale. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • Shophouses around Chinatown, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a view of a street with shophouses on both sides. On the left is a stall selling drinks. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the shophouses. People are also seen walking along the street. The photograph was taken in the...
  • Shophouses along a road, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a row of shophouses along a road housing various businesses such as "Jee Chin Wee Restaurant" and "Koeng Guan" (right). Street stalls lined in front of the shophouses and in the background, a block of Housing Development Board flat is still under construction. Pedestrians can also be...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Street vendor selling roasted meat, circa 1966-1980

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street vendor pushing his cart along the street. Some meats and sausages are hung from the pushcart. Location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street vendor selling drinks near Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street vendor selling drinks near the former Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall (not shown in the photograph). He has parked his pushcart by the roadside. A few men are seen around the pushcart. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses at corner of Trengganu Street and Temple Street, 1966-1980 [2]

    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. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the shophouses. Title devised by Library...
  • Wet market around Chinatown, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a busy wet market around Chinatown. The first meat stall along the walkway is shown to have the number "13" placed on the tiled inner wall. Strips of meat are hung on hooks outside a few stalls while a stall selling seafood is in the foreground. A...
  • Street stalls around Amoy Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two street stalls in front of shophouses around Amoy Street vicinity. The stall in the foreground is selling bananas while the other stall is selling live poultry. The bananas are displayed on wooden plank supported by large wooden crates while the live poultry are in small metal...
  • Street vendors by the side of the road, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a rather busy street scene. There are many street vendors in front of the shophouses as well as customers browsing their wares. On the right, small individually wrapped items are on display for one of the stalls. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Blair Road,...
  • 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...
  • Street vendors around North Bridge Road and Hill Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows street stalls selling vegetables and Chinese New Year's cake, nian gao, in front of the shophouse by the side of the street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses at Spottiswoode Park Road, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a row of shophouses located at Spottiswoode Park Road. Street vendors can be seen doing business in front of the shophouses. Everton Road is visible on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street stalls in front of shophouses, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows street stalls in front of shophouses with a stall selling live poultry can be seen across the street. The poultry are in multi-layer metal cages that are rather compact. Above, clothes hanged from bamboo poles placed at windows overlooking the street. The photograph was taken in the...
  • Vegetable street stall in front of a shop, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a shop "Tow Huat Sin Kee" that sells household wares such as pots and pans, feather dusters and plastic pails. There is a vegetable street stall in front of the shop and a woman vegetable seller can be seen standing behind the vegetables display. The photograph was...
  • Street vendor selling drinks near Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street vendor selling drinks near the former Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall. He has parked his pushcart by the side of the road and a few vehicles are parked near him. Partially hidden behind the trees is the former theatre. Title devised by Library staff.