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  • Children collecting unused pieces of wood at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows children in the neighbourhood collecting unused pieces of wood at the sawmill factory. The collected wood...
  • Russian villagers

    Geography and Travels · Community and Social Services
    This is a group photograph of Russian villagers. The group consists of adults and children. They are standing in front of a wooden building. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mongolian girl riding a horse

    Geography and Travels · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a Mongolian girl on a horse. Her hair is tied in a plait. Both her hands are holding the reins. A plain and undulated mountains can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mongol pupils of Lahasusu

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a group of Mongolian students of a school in Lahasusu, Heilongjiang. They are posing for a picture in front of the entrance of a building. There are ten boys in the first row and seven older ones in the second. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Children at the coal mines of Dalainor, circa 1921

    Geography and Travels
    This is a group photograph of a Chinese woman with eight Chinese children. One of the children is a baby carried by the woman. The remaining seven children are standing in a line in ascending height from left to right. The woman is standing behind the second shortest child. They...
  • Priest with children

    Geography and Travels
    This is a group photograph of three men and three children. The man on the right is a priest and is holding a string of rosary in his left hand. The men are sitting on a bench placed against a wall while two of the children are standing. The third...