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  • Main road in a village in Potong Pasir, 1970s [3]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This picture shows a main road in a village in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. A blue car can be seen parked by the roadside. A small wooden shed with cemented floors can also be seen near to the car. This shaded shed was built as a temporary resting area...
  • Rattan processing shed beside a pond in Potong Pasir, 1970s [2]

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows a few houses by the edge of a pond in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. These houses are located in an area known as "The Triangle", which was an area studied by Mr. E. Jebamoney. This area does not have an outdoor latrine. Title devised by Library...
  • Crane on top of a hill in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This picture depicts Potong Pasir in the 1970s. A crane sits on top of a hill in the vicinity of a village. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pathway in between wooden houses in Potong Pasir, 1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This picture shows a pathway in between a few wooden houses in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. A motorcycle, parked underneath a large tree, can be seen on the right side of the path. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fish farm in Potong Pasir, 1970s [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This picture shows a fish farm in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. The small ponds which make up the farm are located in a village in Jalan Potong Pasir. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Row of houses between a big pond and a small pond in Potong Pasir, 1970s [3]

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows a row of wooden houses on stilts above a pond in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. These houses, with address numbers 11X and 11Y, are located at the eastern end of an embankment that divides a large pond and a small pond in that area. A small...
  • "Hai Chiu", a Chinese coffeeshop in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows a Chinese eatery or coffeeshop in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. A few sets of tables and chairs can be seen in the shop. A Chinese man can be seen preparing beverages on the left-hand side of the picture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • An asphalt road in a village in Potong Pasir, 1970s [5]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This picture shows a main road in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. The road passes through "Area B" which is located on the northern side of the pond. There are a few houses and vehicles that can also be seen in this picture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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...
  • A row of wooden houses on the edge of a small pond in Potong Pasir, 1970s [4]

    Streets and Places
    This is a picture of a row of wooden houses built on the edge of a small pond in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. These houses stand in the northward direction of a causeway (not seen in the picture). Title devised by Library staff.
  • A pond commonly used for bathing and washing clothes in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows a pond, primarily used for bathing and washing clothes, located in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. On the right-hand side of the picture, there is a man cleaning his face in the water and on the left-hand side of the picture, there are basins filled with wet...
  • Entrance road to a village in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows an entrance road to a village in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. A few houses can be seen on the left side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Small huts by the roadside in Potong Pasir, 1970s [3]

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows a few small huts with zinc roofs by the roadside in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. Wooden boards are placed between these huts. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Row of wooden houses by a pond in Lorong Ahadiat, Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows a row of wooden houses by a pond in Lorong Ahadiat, Potong Pasir, in the 1970s. These houses are being studied as part of a research project. The picture was taken from across the pond, and the houses are facing east. 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....
  • A narrow alleyway in Potong Pasir, 1970s [2]

    Streets and Places
    This picture depicts a narrow alleyway in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. This alleyway is located between two houses in an area referred to as "Area B". A woman, who is possibly cooking, can be seen at the end of the alleyway. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Map of Potong Pasir, 1976

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This is a picture of a map of Potong Pasir which showcases the areas that are being studied, i.e. Study Area No. 1. This map was illustrated by Mr. John W. (Jack) Humphrey in 1976. It shows buildings and areas that have been colour-coded, with olive green representing areas with...
  • Fish farm in Potong Pasir, 1970s [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This picture shows a fish farm in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. The small ponds which make up the farm are located in a village in Jalan Potong Pasir. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Vehicles and piles of used goods by the roadside in Potong Pasir, 1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This picture shows a few vehicles parked on the roadside in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. A pile of used goods, including a television box and a small cabinet, can be seen at the side of the road on the left-hand side of the picture. 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...
  • Row of houses between a big pond and a small pond in Potong Pasir, 1970s [4]

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows a small pond in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. This small pond is located near a larger pond. There is a path between these two ponds, and a few individuals can be seen walking on or standing on the path. Two houses, with addresses 11X and 11Y...
  • Fishing in a pond in Potong Pasir, 1970s [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This picture shows a Chinese man fishing by a pond in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. This pond is located in the vicinity of a wooden house on stilts. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Map of Potong Pasir, 1936

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This is a picture of a map of Potong Pasir in 1936. It marks, in red, the location of buildings around the ponds (in middle of the map) and the location of buildings located along the Kallang River (on the left-hand side of the picture), Meyappa Chettiar Road (on the...
  • An asphalt road in a village in Potong Pasir, 1970s [4]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This picture shows an asphalt road in a village in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. There are rows of houses and shops on the left and right sides of the road. A few cars can be seen at the end of the road. Title devised by Library staff.