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  • Woman wearing a straw hat, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese lady, wearing a straw hat, walking along the corridor of a shophouse building at High Street. Across the road, a partial view of Aurora department store can be seen. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shoppers at a seafood stall in Telok Ayer market, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two Caucasian women and a Chinese man at a seafood stall in Telok Ayer market. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a street view of a Chingay Parade in 1976. It shows a group of women in coordinated attire marching on the road past HDB blocks. There are a few spectators along the road and more spectators can be seen along the corridors of the HDB flats in...
  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a street view of a procession of women in traditional Chinese costumes participating in the Chingay Parade of 1976, with the first few at the front, each carrying two flower bouquets tied to the end of a pole which they carried on their shoulders and the rest...
  • Telok Ayer Market, mid-1970s [4]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a female stall owner standing in front of her food stall at the old Telok Ayer Market building, or Lau Pa Sat, located at Raffles Quay. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinatown backalley

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    This photograph shows a back alley at Chinatown. A woman carrying a pail of water and two children near a flight of steps can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [18]

    Events · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a scene at an art exhibition. An Indian lady is conversing with a couple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [66]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a scene in South East Asia Room in National Library at Stamford Road. A group of men and women is viewing the books on display on a table. Another group of four ladies is seen...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [102]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It is a group photograph of five ladies and one gentleman. They are seated at adjoining tables in a room. Rows of chairs can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [65]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a Chinese lady shaking hands with a gentleman in South East Asia Room in National Library at Stamford Road. They are standing behind a table of books and a bookshelf can be seen in the...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [12]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a young lady with a ponytail leaning against a table in front of an audience in a room in a library A guitar is placed on that table. Members of the audience, mainly young adults,...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [25]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows two young ladies at a library catalogue card cabinet. One of the ladies is going through the card while the other looks on. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [77]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Personalities · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken on 30 November 1974, the day of a library event titled "Italian scenes talk-cum-slideshow" by Mr G. Starforth Hill. This is a group photograph of Mr Hill with three ladies in the lecture hall where the...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [45]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a Malay lady on the stage with a young boy. This is part of the programme for "Malam Burdaya". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [95]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It shows two ladies leading a group of children during a library activity. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [40]

    Events · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the finals of "Tell A Folktale Competition" organised by the National Library. This photograph shows the panel of four female judges at work. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1980s (Album 9) [3]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1980s photographs (Album 9) collection. It shows an Indian lady and a Chinese gentleman on a stage. The lady is standing and speaking using a standing microphone while the smiling gentleman is seated on a chair on the right. A board with...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1980s (Album 9) [4]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1980s photographs (Album 9) collection. It shows two ladies, one Indian and one Chinese, each with a group of children. The ladies seem to be reading to the children some of whom have their own books. All except two children are sitting...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [51]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows a lady giving a talk on Greenland in the library. The audience comprises of children. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [41]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows five persons looking at volumes of Chinese books placed in stacks on a table in the library. Shelves of books can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [52]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows a lady giving a talk on Greenland in the library. The audience comprises of children. Books and pictures related to the topic are displayed in the room in which the talk is held. Title devised...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [42]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows four persons, two ladies and two gentlemen, looking at volumes of Chinese books placed in stacks on a table in the library. Shelves of books can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [43]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows four persons looking at two open books placed on a table in the library. A Caucasian lady places her index finger at the corner of one the pages of the book nearest her and seems...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [57]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Arts · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows a smiling gentleman in a suit in the process of drawing a face of an insect on an easel. On the right and on the other side of the easel is another gentleman. Two ladies are standing...