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  • Public Works' Department worker carrying out roadwork, 1962 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Public Works' Department worker driving a steam roller to level the road in front of a private house. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Public Works' Department workers carrying out roadwork, 1962 [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Public Works' Department workers carrying out roadworks. One of the workers is driving a bulldozer while a few workers look on. On the left of the photograph, there is a parked van, a bus and a few more onlookers. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pickering Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Pickering Street with shophouses on both sides of the street. Synagogue Street sign can be seen on the left (near the Coca Cola sign). Ocean Building is seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Night market at Bugis Street, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a few small stalls at Bugis Street night market selling socks, daily essentials and toiletries, like thread, combs, clothes pegs and toothpaste. The stalls are lighted using kerosene lamps. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hawker stall at Sungei Road Thieves Market, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street food stall at the Sungei Road Thieves' Market. The owner is preparing food for the customers who have taken a seat at his stall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Victoria Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of Victoria Street with shophouses along the road. A block of flats can be seen at the far end of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses along a street in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a row of three-storey shophouses along a street in Chinatown. United Overseas Bank building can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shop at Sungei Road Thieves Market, mid-1970s [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the things that are sold at a street stall at Sungei Road or Thieves' Market, such as iron, steel, copper and bronze wares. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raffles Place Park, mid-1970s

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of Raffles Place Park. The Chartered Bank building can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bird nest drink stall at Lorong Sungkai, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street vendor selling birds nest drink at Lorong Sungkai at night, with a few people queuing to make purchase from the vendor. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wreaths outside a shophouse on Cross Street, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a funeral wake at Cross Street with several wreaths placed beside the funeral tent, outside a shophouse. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Samsui woman, mid-1970s

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a samsui woman wearing a red head dress and black samfoo walking along a busy street in Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shop selling mooncakes, mid-1970s

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a shop (新南唐茶楼) located at unit number 8 to 10, Smith Street, selling mooncakes during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Freshly baked mooncakes can be seen on the racks in the shop. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pagoda Street, mid-1970s [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This is a photograph of a very crowded Pagoda Street in Chinatown taken from an overhead bridge. Street vendors with makeshift stalls line the street from end to end along the shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Diners at a hawker stall, Pagoda Street, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows diners dining at a crowded hawker stall at Pagoda Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Junction of Boon Tat Street with Cecil Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows Boon Tat Street at the junction of Cecil Street, with shophouses lining the side of the road. Eng Choon Huay Kuan building can be seen at the end of Boon Tat Street on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Night market at Bugis Street, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a clothing stall that offers ready-made children's clothes at Bugis Street night market. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View from Mount Faber, mid-1970s [4]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of Telok Blangah public housing estate from Mount Faber. The flats are newly constructed with one tall block covered with wooden scaffolding. Title devised by Library staff.
  • North Bridge Road, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of North Bridge Road with a mix of two and three-storey shophouses along the road. Singapore flags can be seen outside each of the shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouse along Hokien Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a three-storey shophouse along Hokien Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Medicine sellers at Bugis Street, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of two Chinese traditional medicine peddler selling Chinese medicine at Bugis Street night market. Behind them are some Chinese proclamation that promotes their medicine. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Stall selling fresh flowers at Pagoda Street, mid-1970s

    Nature and Environment · Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows many fresh cut flowers and potted flowering plants such as chrysanthemum and orchids on display for sale at Pagoda Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • North Bridge Road, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of North Bridge Road with vehicles plying the road and shophouses flanking it. A mosque dome can be seen at the far end of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hawkers at Sungei Road Thieves Market, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a few street food stalls along Sungei Road Thieves' Market. A few men are seen eating near the stalls and three trishaws are parked in front of the stalls. Title devised by Library staff.