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  • Jurong Industrial Park, 1971 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This is an aerial view of Jurong Industrial Park, Singapore's first industrial park, began operations in 1962. The Jurong Town Corporation (JTC) was responsible for the completion of the industrial park. The JTC was formed in 1968 to oversee the planning, development and management of all industrial estates in Singapore....
  • Singapore Tailors Association, 1968 : group photograph

    Organisations · Personalities · Economy
    This picture depicts men in Western suits who were members of Singapore Tailors Association where donor, Mr Tiong Chin Heng was a director. The ceremony was to mark the association's 6th Anniversary and its contribution to the National Defence Fund. Also present are new employees. Tailoring was a skill that...
  • Security seminar at Hilton Hotel in Singapore : general view

    Events · Politics and Government · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a man in a suit speaking at a seminar. This seminar is organised by the Singapore Hotel and Restaurant Association (SHRA) at the Singapore Hilton Hotel. The board above states "Target Crime Rate Zero: A SHRA Search for Total Security in Hotels, Dec 3-4, 1979". Two men...
  • Industrial construction, 1960s : general view [5]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This picture shows four men standing under the shade of a tree at an industrial construction site. Three of them seem to be deep in discussion whilst one is seen smoking a pipe. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Date of creation estimated. Title...
  • Industrial construction, 1960s : panoramic view

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This 1960s photograph shows a panoramic view of an industrial construction site. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Industrial construction, 1960s : general view [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This picture shows four men standing under the shade of a tree at an industrial construction site. They look as though they are discussing something. On the right is a steam roller and on the left, a truck is seen passing by. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed...
  • Security seminar at Hilton Hotel in Singapore : close-up

    Events · Politics and Government · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a man in a suit speaking at a seminar. This is a seminar organised by the Singapore Hotel and Restaurant Association (SHRA) at the Singapore Hilton Hotel. The board above states "Target Crime Rate Zero : A SHRA Search for Total Security in Hotels, Dec 3-4, 1979"....
  • Leong Cheong Tailoring & Sewing Institute Singapore, 1974 : group photograph

    Economy · Organisations
    Donor Tiong Chin Heng was the owner of Leong Cheong Tailoring and Sewing Institute Singapore. Learning to sew and tailor clothes was a means to earn a living for both men and women. In this picture, most of the students are ladies, with the exception of seven men. Photograph donated...
  • Industrial construction, 1960s : general view [4]

    Economy
    This picture shows two men walking away from an incomplete semi-circular structure at an industrial construction site. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007.
  • Industrial construction, 1960s : general view [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This picture shows an industrial construction site. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two Indian workers by fruit stall, 1863 : two people

    Economy · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1863 photograph depicting two Indian men, in front of a fruit stall. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Industrial construction, 1960s : general view [3]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This picture shows the back view of a man looking at an industrial construction site on a hill slope. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The Chinese mine : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a Chinese tin mine. Digitized from an album page containing seven photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Title...
    Reproduction Available
  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : side view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : side view [4]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : exterior

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the exterior of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library...
    Reproduction Available
  • Indian fishermen, 1950s : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing several Indian fishermen dragging some fishing nets, on a beach. Coconut trees can be seen in the background. Digitised from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Indian characters in Singapore". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
    Reproduction Available
  • Factories in the 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows factories and warehouses, in an industrial area. There seems to be a canal in the middle of the photograph, as well as low-rise buildings on the left-hand side. Date of creation estimated.
    Reproduction Available
  • The European mechanical mine : close-up

    Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a close-up view of a European mechanical mine where the tin is being sorted out from the water. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
    Reproduction Available
  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • A tin dredge near Kuala Lumpur : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a tin mining factory overlooking a lake. The factory seems to be discharging its waste into the lake. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
    Reproduction Available
  • Kallang Gas Works, 1960s : general view

    Economy · Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows Kallang Gas Works, amidst factories and warehouses. In 1862, Kallang Gas Works was built to supply the first piped gas in Singapore to enable street lighting. It was opened to the public for the first time on 26 March 1998, before it was demolished. Title devised...
    Reproduction Available
  • Coffee plantation workers, Sumatra, in the 1890s : general view

    Economy · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view, probably of a coffee plantation in Sumatra, Indonesia. Barefoot men, some wearing sarongs, are carrying rattan baskets and picking coffee beans. Though not taken in Singapore, this image has been added as it forms part of the Lee Kip...
    Reproduction Available
  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : side view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available