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  • A Chinese provision shop in Potong Pasir, 1970s [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This picture shows a Chinese provision shop, with the address No. 107, in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. Household items such as brooms and umbrellas, as well as food items such as noodles, onions and soy sauce, are sold in this shop. Two Chinese shopkeepers can also be seen in...
  • A Chinese florist in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Streets and Places · Organisations
    This picture shows the rear entrance of a Chinese flower shop called "Nan Xiong Florist" in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. An employee can be seen putting together a floral arrangement meant for a religious ceremony. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Provision shop selling newspapers in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Communications · Streets and Places
    This picture shows a provision shop with the address No. 90 in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. Other than food items, this shop sells magazines and newspapers which are hung just outside its entrance. A Malay woman can be seen walking to the back of the shop. Title devised by...
  • Caucasian man with an umbrella in front of a shop in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows a Caucasian man in front of a shop in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. He holds an umbrella on his right hand and a camera on his left hand. Behind him is a shop with the address No. 17. This shop which sells shoes stands beside a...
  • Area with shops in Jalan Potong Pasir, 1970s [1]

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows Jalan Potong Pasir in the 1970s. A few houses and shops can be found on the left and right sides of this road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Road entrance to the marketplace in Potong Pasir from Upper Serangoon Road, 1970s

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows the road entrance from Upper Serangoon Road to the marketplace in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. There are a few cars parked on the left side of the road. An eatery, along with a few single-storey and two-storey wooden houses, can also be seen in the area....
  • Area with shops and street food vendors in Jalan Potong Pasir, 1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Economy
    This picture shows an area with shops in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. There are a few street food vendors, one selling food and the other selling drinks, parked just outside the provision shop. A few children can be seen having some street food. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Three Chinese men in front of a provision shop in Potong Pasir, 1970s.

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This picture shows three male Chinese residents in front of a provision shop located in a village in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. This provision shop is located near the main road of an area known as "Area B". Various household items and food items such as biscuits are sold...
  • Chinese woman sitting in front of a provision shop in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This picture shows a Chinese woman sitting in front of a provision shop located just off the road in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. Various types of food can be seen hung on hooks and and stored in containers right behind the shop window. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kedai runcit Cina menjual rokok di Potong Pasir, 1970-an

    Streets and Places · Economy
    Gambar ini menunjukkan sebuah kedai runcit Cina di Potong Pasir dalam era 1970-an. Kedai ini menjual barangan seperti rempah ratus Cina, cemil-cemilan, syampu dan rokok, yang ditayangkan di dalam sebuah kabinet kaca kecil di depan kedai. Seorang lelaki Cina dapat dilihat mengendalikan kedai ini. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Area with shops and street food vendors in Jalan Potong Pasir, 1970s [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture
  • Indian provision shop in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This picture shows an Indian provision shop in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. Various items such as food, snacks, bottled drinks, and children's toys are sold in this shop. Household items such as talcum powder, toothpaste, and body lotion could also be found here. An Indian man can be seen...
  • A Chinese provision shop selling vegetables, 1970s [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This picture shows a Chinese provision shop in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. The shopkeeper is serving a customer at the front of the shop. There are various groceries sold in this shop, including vegetables, bottled drinks, snacks, herbs and spices, et cetera. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A row of shops by the roadside in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Streets and Places
    This picture depicts Potong Pasir in the 1970s. A row of shops can be seen by the roadside, with a few shops on the first storey of a two-storey building. This picture was taken in the evening. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Row of shops beside the road in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows a row of shops beside the road in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. There are both one-storey shops and two-story shops, such as "Metro Tailor", which can be seen in this picture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Provision shops near the water's edge in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows an area behind a few provision shops located near the water's edge in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. This picture was taken from the opposite side of the pond. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kedai runcit India di Potong Pasir, 1970-an [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    Gambar ini menunjukkan kedai runcit India di Potong Pasir dalam era 1970-an. Kedai ini menjual mainan kanak-kanak seperti boya dan bola, dan barang-barang makanan seperti biskut, pelbagai buah asam yang diletakkan di dalam balang-balang kecil, makanan cemil-cemilan yang digantung di depan kedai dan air buah sejuk yang diletakkan di luar...
  • Row of shops beside the road in Potong Pasir, 1970s [1]

    Streets and Places · Organisations
    This picture shows a row of shops beside the road in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. On the left-hand side of the picture, there is a shop selling glass mirrors, whereas on the right-hand side of the picture is a coffee shop. Many bicycles are parked outside this coffee shop....
  • Provision shop selling ice-cream in Potong Pasir, 1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This picture shows a provision shop with the address No.48 in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. This shop sells various food items, such as onions, potatoes, canned food, et cetera. A freezer for storing ice-cream can be seen at the front of the shop. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A village with Chinese residents in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows a village with predominantly Chinese residents in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. On the right-hand side of the picture, a few shops can be seen by the main road. On the left of the main road, facing towards the foreground of the picture, is a path leading...
  • Road entering a village in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows a road entrance to a village in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. On the left-hand side and right-hand side of the picture are a few shops facing the road. Behind these shops are a row of wooden houses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Local tailoring shop "Makoh Tailor" in Potong Pasir, 1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Organisations
    This picture shows a local tailoring shop in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. A provision shop is located right beside the tailoring shop. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese provision shop selling vegetables in Potong Pasir, 1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This picture shows a Chinese provision shop in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. The shopkeeper is helping a customer in front of the shop. There are a lot of things in the shop, including vegetables, bottled drinks, snacks, herbs and spices, etc. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Row of shops beside the road in Potong Pasir, 1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Organisations
    This picture shows a row of shops in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. On the left is a shop that sells paint, and on the right is a shop shared by a clock store and a tailor. Title devised by Library staff.