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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.
  • Busy scene at Boat Quay, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a busy scene at Boat Quay, along the Singapore River. There are a number of lorries and cranes used to move sacks from the lorries. The tide is low and a few men are seen directing the work while others looked on. Behind them are large warehouses....
  • 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...
  • Exterior of a shophouse around Amoy Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the exterior of a shophouse around Amoy Street with the brickworks exposed. Weeds and creepers have also climbed the pipe on the adjoining wall. 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • View of Singapore River near The Chartered Bank, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. The Chartered Bank building is visible on the left while Asia Insurance Building towers in the background on the right of the photograph. 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • Shophouses at the junction of Hock Lam Street and Hill Street, 1977 [3]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of shophouses at the junction of Hock Lam Street and Hill Street. Date of creation is estimated. 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.
  • 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.
  • Bumboats near Elgin Bridge, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats along the Singapore River near Elgin Bridge. On the left at the bank, a four-storeyed building stands out among the shophouses and has the signboard "Foong Huang" on its exterior. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.