This is the inside of the projection room of Glory Cinema. The boys in 'action' are Bakar and Sangiva. I'm sure many of our local cinemas had similar projection rooms. [...]
picture from Mr & Mrs Rasiah Anakili - click to enlarge We recognise Bro Pius Kelly, who was the 9th Brother Director of St Michael's Institution, seated in the centre. [...]
Have you heard of the Hopoh Association? The Hopoh Association is formed by members from the Hopoh area of Guangdong, China. They speak the Hakka dialect but with the Hopoh [...]
We've had such an overwhelming response on our previous posts about the Perak Hydro Plant at Malim Nawar, which led us to uploading this photo (see below). click to enlarge [...]
click poster to enlarge For those of you who have been waiting patiently, well keep this Sunday 22nd March 2015 free! The Iversen book is finally out and will [...]
picture taken by Christopher Nothing like an ice cream float on a scorching day, eh? Well, this thirst-quenching float was bought at Loke Wooi Kee Cafe (@RM3.10), along Jalan Mustapha [...]
This was formerly the headquarters for the Dunlop Rubber Company in Ipoh, which was behind the railway station. As you can see in the pictures (above and below) this building [...]
"Through the centuries Chinese women have had to struggle under a load of injustices - denial of education, ineligibility to sit the civil service examinations and hold official posts, female [...]
We thank Martin Allen for this photograph - showing an aerial view of Cameron Highlands, back in the 1930s. So different from what it looks like now, eh?
picture from: Leong Kai Loong, Ipoh Did you own a Mobo horse when you were young? My cousins and I used to play on a Triang car - which was [...]
Once an exclusive place meant only for the higher class tin miners and triad members, the Han Chin Pet Soo (Han Chin Villa) at Jalan Bijeh Timah in Ipoh is [...]
picture from: Leong Kai Loong, Ipoh This is the Sam Tet School Basketball Team. We're guessing the date to be somewhere in the 1960s. Were you one of the players? [...]
picture from: Ho Hoo Wan, Ipoh These lovely ladies are part of the Form V batch of 1958 - from Sultan Yussuf School, Batu Gajah. They were some of the [...]
Our donor Martin Allen tells us that this road is near Ipoh. I'm sure the experts out there know where this is - especially with those iconic hills in the [...]
These photographs are from Martin Allen. They were taken around 1938, during the funeral of the Sultan of Perak. Martin's mother incidentally worked as a saleswoman at Whiteaway Laidlaw.
Farewell Party for Fr Ciatti, April 1970 (click to enlarge) Christmas Party, Nazareth Kindergarten. Catholic Centre, Ipoh. 10th November 1970 (click to enlarge) These photographs were taken from Michael [...]