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  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [5]

    Personalities · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of Queenstown Branch Library on 30 April 1970. The ceremony started at 8.15pm. This shows Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Prime Minister, shaking hands with Mrs Hedwig Anuar, Director of National...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [7]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of Queenstown Branch Library on 30 April 1970. The ceremony started at 8.15pm. This shows Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Prime Minister, giving a speech on an outdoor stage outside the...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1980s (Album 9) [1]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1980s photographs (Album 9) collection. It shows Mr Goh Chok Tong, Senior Minister of State (Finance) and Member of Parliament for Marine Parade, unveiling a plaque at the official opening of Marine Parade Library on 10 November 1978. Title devised by Library...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [36]

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    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows Minister of Culture, Mr S. Rajaratnam, and visitors viewing books on display at the library. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [28]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows Mr. Yusof Ishak, Head of State, at the opening of the National Library at Stamford Road on 12 November 1960. Mr. Yusof Ishak is giving a speech. Facing the audience are Minister of Culture, Mr...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [29]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows Mr. Yusof Ishak, Head of State, at the opening of the National Library at Stamford Road on 12 November 1960. Mr. Yusof Ishak and Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minister of Culture, are interacting with a lady...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [23]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows Mr. Yusof Ishak, Head of State, at the opening of the National Library at Stamford Road on 12 November 1960. Mr. Yusof Ishak and Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minister of Culture, are viewing posters displayed in...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [35]

    Personalities · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows Mr. S. Rajaratnam, then Minister of Culture, viewing a book with a Chinese lady in cheongsam at the opening of the National Library at Stamford Road on 12 November 1960. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [30]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows Mr. S. Rajaratnam, Minister of Culture, giving a speech at the opening of the National Library at Stamford Road on 12 November 1960. Mr. Yusof Ishak, Head of State, is seated on the left, next...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [33]

    Personalities · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minister of Culture, viewing part of the 15000 books presented by the Chinese Booksellers Association on the bookshelves on the right. A few gentlemen and a lady are accompanying him. This takes...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [24]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows Mr. Yusof Ishak, Head of State, at the opening of the National Library at Stamford Road on 12 November 1960. Minister of Culture, Mr S. Rajaratnam, watches as Mr. Yusof Ishak unveils the plaque declaring...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [31]

    Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minister of Culture, presenting a few books to a Chinese gentleman in a room at the National Library at Stamford Road. A few gentlemen seated at a long table are attending the...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [64]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minister of Culture, giving a speech, at the library. Among those seated behind Mr Rajaratnam the lady seated second from the left is a representative of the library. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [32]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows Mr S. Rajaratname, Minster of Culture, viewing an exhibit on Selegie House with a Chinese gentleman at an exhibition held in the library. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [32]

    Personalities · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minister of Culture, standing at the end of a long table. Nine gentlemen and a lady are seated on the long sides of the table. This takes place in a room at...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [37]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows Mr S. Rajaratname, Minster of Culture, pointing out an image to Mr Lee Kong Chian (in suit) at an exhibition held in the library. Pictures of structures and buildings are seen on the walls. Title devised by...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [81]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minister of Culture, giving a speech at an event titled "Books in education". On the stage with him are a female member of the National Library staff and a British gentleman. Books on display...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [30]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minster of Culture, giving a speech at the opening of an exhibition at the library. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [31]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minster of Culture, giving a speech at the opening of an exhibition at the library. Four gentlemen and two ladies are seated behind Mr Rajaratnam as he delivers his speech. Mr Lee Kong Chian...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [80]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minister of Culture, viewing the items in a display shelf with a female member of the National Library staff, an elderly Chinese lady and a Chinese man. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [68]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minister of Culture, and Mr Lee Kong Chian (with glasses and in suit) at the library. A female member of the library staff is pointing out an item in a display cabinet. Title devised...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [67]

    Personalities · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minister of Culture, viewing the Ya Yin Kwan Collection, a gift of Mr Tan Yeok Seong. This is a collection of Chinese books. A lady is accompanying Mr Rajaratnam. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [66]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minister of Culture, at the library. A Chinese gentleman is showing him a book while they are standing between two bookshelves. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [69]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows a female library staff member shaking hands with Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minister of Culture. Mr Rajaratnam is holding a booklet showing the emblem of the National Library. A Chinese gentleman watches with a smile in the background....