This picture, courtesy of Ruth Rollitt, was taken in 1979. We'd like to draw your attention to the white building (far left). If you squint, you can make out the [...]
picture 1 picture 2 picture 3 These three pictures were taken by Police Lieutenant Tom Turnbull during the transportation of ballot boxes to Kampong Gajah and Pasir Salak for [...]
The first Federal elections in Malaya were held in July 1955 to determine the new rulers of the Federation of Malaya after Merdeka (Independence). This was a milestone in the [...]
Today's blog we're featuring a picture from Ruth Rollitt. According to her, this was part of the Batu Gajah hospital. Recognise it? Folks from Batu Gajah might be able to [...]
This is none other than the Grand Theater & Jubilee Park - before the Shaw Brothers renovated it. From the clues in the picture, some of you may be able [...]
I'm sure some of you out there remember Fung Lum Restaurant. From what we were told, this restaurant once had its own building somewhere behind Lido Cinema. Could this be [...]
This was taken during the opening of the Caltex petrol station. From what we know, some VIPs were present together with the general public. Can anyone tell us WHERE this [...]
Dur to the selected date of the long awaited GE13 we have decided to delay the opening of our exhibition at Falim House (pictured) until Sunday 12 May. It [...]
Attention to ALL EX Rpsians (Teachers & Students 60s/70s/80s/90s/20..) Hope all of u will join this event -Date & Time 18/5/2013 at 2.00 p.m.Venue SMK Raja Perempuan, Ipoh (Jln Batu [...]
Calling all alumni of Yuk Kwan Chinese School - especially those from 1977: Where are YOU in this happy group? :)
For those not familiar with this building, this is the Pasar Besar (Main Market) along Cockman Street. And yes, the top floor is where Super Kinta used to be. It's [...]
Here's more from Keith Nelson's collection. Are these part of a garden/park? Or, could they be part of a temple (note: second picture)?
Sometimes we're so caught up with ourselves that we don't 'stop to smell the roses' ;) Here's a look at what used to be a common sight in Ipoh - [...]
Keith Nelson sent us this some time ago. Looks familiar doesn't it? Well, I'm sure you all know where this landmark stands..... ;)
We thank Edwin Seibel for this rare picture of the former Sun Cinema. Can anyone make a rough guess as to which year this picture was taken?