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  • Governor Sir William Goode at a party in North Borneo, Malaysia

    Events
    Sir William Goode, the last colonial governor of Singapore and first to be granted the title Yang di-Pertuan Negara, at a party in Sabah, North Borneo (Malaysia) during the transition period (seen in white, on the left). Title and description adapted from the Museum of Policing in Devon and Cornwall.
  • John E. Fairbairn and wife speaking with Governor Sir William Goode

    Events
    John E. Fairbairn and wife speaking with the Governor Sir William Goode and wife at a formal party at Jesselton, North Borneo, Malaysia. Title and description adapted from the Museum of Policing in Devon and Cornwall.
  • Long wooden hut on a field, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Events · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a raised long wooden hut on a field with stepladders, one by the front and one by the side. The structure appears to be a viewing gallery for an event taking place on the field. There is also a boat on the grass in front of the...
  • Crowds watching HMS Oxfordshire depart Singapore, 1962 [2]

    Events · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows crowds of people standing on the upper and lower floors of a marine terminal building, watching the departure of HMS Oxfordshire. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Marching band sending off HMS Oxfordshire as it departs Singapore, 1962 [2]

    Personalities · Events · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a marching band consisting of bagpipe players and drummers wearing kilts. The band is at the marine terminal building to send off HMS Oxfordshire as it departs Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Crowd watching HMS Oxfordshire departs Singapore, 1962 [1]

    Events · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a crowd of people standing behind a railing at a marine terminal building, watching the departure of HMS Oxfordshire. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Marching band sending off HMS Oxfordshire as it departs Singapore, 1962 [1]

    Personalities · Events · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a marching band consisting of bagpipe players and drummers wearing kilts. The band is at the marine terminal building to send off HMS Oxfordshire as it departs Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [2]

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It was taken during the UNESCO Meeting of Experts on Book Development Planning in Asia held during the period 17-23 September 1968. This shows part of the audience as well as representatives from various countries in front...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [6]

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It was taken during the Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians (CONSAL) held at the University of Singapore on 14-16 August 1970. This photograph shows a gentleman giving a speech on the stage. Behind him are guests seated...
  • 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 8) [27]

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the Third International Association of School Librarianship Conference held in Singapore on 27-30 July 1974 . This photograph shows a group of thirteen participants having a discussion. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [73]

    Streets and Places · Events · Personalities
    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 shows Mr Hill conversing with a Chinese lady in front of books displayed for the event....
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [22]

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the Third International Association of School Librarianship Conference held in Singapore on 27-30 July 1974 . This photograph shows Mrs Hedwig Anuar, Director of National Library, interacting with Dr. Ahmad Mattar, Parliamentary Secretary for Education,...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [25]

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the Third International Association of School Librarianship Conference held in Singapore on 27-30 July 1974 . This photograph shows a gentleman giving a speech. Dr. Ahmad Mattar, Parliamentary Secretary for Education, is second from left...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [75]

    Streets and Places · 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 shows a scene in the lecture hall before the start of the event. A female library...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [69]

    Streets and Places · Events · Personalities
    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 shows a female library employee shaking hands with Mr Hill as she welcomes him to the...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [19]

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the Third International Association of School Librarianship Conference held in Singapore on 27-30 July 1974 . This photograph shows Mrs Hedwig Anuar, Director of National Library, welcoming Dr. Ahmad Mattar, Parliamentary Secretary for Education, with...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [86]

    Economy · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the opening of the "Marconi Centenary Exhibition-Singapore" on 29 March 1975. The exhibition on radio communication ended on 2 April 1975. This shows part of the audience attending the opening. Members of the audience are...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [85]

    Economy · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the opening of the "Marconi Centenary Exhibition-Singapore" on 29 March 1975. The exhibition on radio communication ended on 2 April 1975. This shows the Guest-of-Honour giving a speech on the stage. Two rows of guests...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [70]

    Streets and Places · Events · Personalities
    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 shows Mr Hill giving the talk. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [24]

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the Third International Association of School Librarianship Conference held in Singapore on 27-30 July 1974 . This photograph shows part of the audience at the Conference. Five seats in the front row are empty. Title...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [28]

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the Third International Association of School Librarianship Conference held in Singapore on 27-30 July 1974 . This photograph shows a group of fourteen participants looking through their notes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [26]

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the Third International Association of School Librarianship Conference held in Singapore on 27-30 July 1974 . This photograph shows a gentleman giving a speech. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [71]

    Streets and Places · 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 shows part of the audience attending the event held in the lecture hall in a library....