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  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [34]

    Arts · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows a gentleman giving a speech on a stage at the National Library at Stamford Road. Mr. Yusof Ishak (right), Head of State, is one of the three gentlemen seated at the back of the stage....
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [2]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows an Indian lady talking to a group of Indian children in a room. They are all seated, the lady facing the children who are in turn facing the photographer. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [10]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows a three library users in the Tamil section in the library. A man is browsing a book at the bookshelves while two others are at the reading tables in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 4) [25]

    Personalities · Arts · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 4) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of Queenstown Branch Library on 30 April 1970. The ceremony started at 8.15pm. This shows five men in Indian costume dancing on the stage. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 5) [52]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 5) collection. It shows an Indian lady seated facing children, all Indians, seated in rows of chairs in a library. This is likely a storytelling session in Tamil. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 5) [11]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 5) collection. It shows a gentleman seated at a table and looking at a piece of rug which has been folded into half. An Indian lady is standing at the same table, looking at the same piece of rug. Title devised...