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  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [54]

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    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows a male member of the library staff working in a room full of shelves of bound volumes and papers tied by ropes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [45]

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    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows two library users, a Caucasian lady and an Indian boy, at the Circulation counter. A library staff is attending to their request. Books on display can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [8]

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    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows library staff working involved in the backroom operations at work in Raffles Library, later renamed to National Library of Singapore. Books are seen on staff desks as well as open shelves on the right half...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [44]

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    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows two library users at the Circulation counter. A library staff is attending to their request. Books on display can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [37]

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    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows Mr. Yusof Ishak, Head of State, at the library. Mr Yusof Ishak is accompanied by library staff. Shelves of bound periodicals are seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [38]

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    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows a male member of the library staff showing Mr. Yusof Ishak, Head of State, a piece of paper at the library. Mr Yusof Ishak is accompanied by library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [16]

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    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It is a group photograph of users and staff of Raffles Library. Eight gentlemen and two ladies are seated at a group of three tables while a few adults and some children are standing in rows at...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [48]

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    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows two library users at the Circulation counter. The library staff attending to them is stamping on the date due slip of a book. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [55]

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    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows a male member of the library staff looking at a bound volume. He is standing in front of shelves of similar bound volumes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [39]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows Mr. Yusof Ishak, Head of State, interacting with a group of four Malay teenagers at the library. Mr Yusof Ishak is accompanied by library staff. The boys were reading at a table before Mr Yusof...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [44]

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    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows visitors at an exhibition on careers in Singapore. The exhibition was held in the library. The viewers are looking at books in display cabinets. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [17]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows a librarian showing a female student in school uniform the card catalogues in the library. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [47]

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    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows four library users queuing up at the Circulation counter. A library staff is attending to the first user in the queue. Books on display can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [70]

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    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows a female library staff member accepting a gift on behalf of the National Library from the Consulate General of the Netherlands. A second gentleman watches with a smile on the right. Bookshelves can be seen in the...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [91]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows a female library employee showing three children the catalogue cards. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [60]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It is a group photograph of the staff members of the library. All are standing except for a Caucasian lady seated in the middle. In front of them is a table of snacks. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [77]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows three members of the National Library staff, two male and one female, manning its mobile library service. Most of the users are children. The card holder on the right is labelled "Nee Soon". Title devised by Library...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [40]

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    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It is a group photograph of the staff of the National Library. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [13]

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    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows a librarian showing a book to a male user. They are standing in front of a display of sports books and a shelf of books for young adults . Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [64]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minister of Culture, giving a speech, at the library. Among those seated behind Mr Rajaratnam the lady seated second from the left is a representative of the library. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [85]

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    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows a female library employee at a shelf, one of many in the room. The bound volumes appear to be old. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [81]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minister of Culture, giving a speech at an event titled "Books in education". On the stage with him are a female member of the National Library staff and a British gentleman. Books on display...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [59]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows two male library staff working at a desk. The y are working on a book. Stacks of books are placed on the desk. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [76]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows National Library's mobile library service in operation. A small group of mainly children are standing at a table manned by two male library staff members seated at the table. The library staff seated further away from the...