I remember picture cards, posters, and even the more modern audio/visual teaching aids. But I've not seen one like this (pictured below). This teaching aid was said to be used [...]
How many of you remember this guide book? Was it a must-have among students back in the late 1950s / early 1960s?
Have you used these to write? Perhaps not...maybe your parents or grandparents did? Anyhow, these were what I would call the 'early pencils'. And of course, you used them on slate [...]
This is from Tony Ooi and according to him, this group is the Form 3 class from Sri Kepayang. Any Sri Kepayang boys out there? We'd like to know more [...]
The Grandchildren of Chong Soon Fan’s eldest daughter lived in the “old house” at Main Road, Menglembu. They were all studying in the English schools in Ipoh. At the [...]
We're featuring another photograph about SMJK Poi Lam. From what our donor (Veronica Woo) told us, the Poi Lam Alumni will be having a gathering this Saturday. With that in [...]
Dr Ho shared this picture with us, and we'd like to share it with you guys - especially the Alumni of the Main Convent! Convent Girls, do you recognise this [...]
Here we have a picture of Nigel Jennings on the verandah of Rose Cottage in the Cameron Highlands. He is wearing a green blazer and cap both sporting a school [...]
First an SMI Sports Team, but who, which team and when? And next another SMI Class but that is all we know. What we really need here on ipohWorld is [...]
Here are two more school photos with almost no information. Again we seek your help please: Which School, Which Class and What Date? Photograph C. THis one said to be [...]
Here's part 5, from UV. Episode 5 - Schooling in Ipoh After two years with the brightest of ACS for this batch of students which included Yee Woon Chee, [...]
Here's part 4 of our series, written by UV. A photo of the Author, in a Boys' Brigade uniform during a Methodist Intermediate Fellowship programme. The American boy in the picture is the son of [...]
We have here a contribution by one of our readers - UV -ValiantKnight. He would like to share with us his childhood memories, especially from his schooling days at the Primary branch [...]
This is the staff of the Anglo-Chinese School (ACS), Ipoh. Could anyone tell us the year (a rough guess would do too)? And, perhaps if you can remember these teachers [...]
Calling ALL Convent-Alumni!!! As stated in the flyer, there will be a Christmas Party on 11th December 2010, organised by the Convent Old Girls Association (COGA). This party will be [...]
Now here's a sight for sore eyes! It is 1963 and the boys and girls (boys in drag!) of Pasir Puteh are putting on "Old King Cole". Which one is you? Do [...]
Fellow Main Convent Alumni..........recognise this? It is said to be the kitchen. I don't recognize it......this was WAY before my time ;-) Maybe some of you out there know which [...]
Here we have a picture from the 1970s, showing the Tadika Batu Gajah (Batu Gajah Kindergarten). To what we know, this kindergarten was housed in a wooden shed, within the compound [...]
Just behind this wall which is across the road from Chung Thye Phin's mansion (now the Kinta Medical Centre) is a wonderful old mansion which we hope is under massive restoration [...]
Nobody could tell us about an earlier Ipoh band - The Red Crane, but this might be easier. Known as "Unit 6-2" they are from left to right, Richard, Aziz, [...]
Sports Day at St Bernadette's Convent, Batu Gajah, was quite eventful in 1954 - the Teachers had their own little race. This picture was taken at the school's new grounds [...]
Here we have a 'friendly' bus - ferrying the children around and also joining them on school trips. This picture was taken from the Main Convent Centenary Magazine. Judging by [...]
This picture was taken inside an SMI classroom in 1966. It's clearly marked Standard 5. Also pencilled faintly on the back is David Yee and Soon Yit Tan. We believe [...]
On 14 June 2009 both the China Press and Oriental Daily kindly featured the launch of ipohWorld's new database archive and blog. The photographs show guests viewing the photographic exhibition, "Snapshots [...]
As an introduction to the launch of ipohWorld's new website, database archive and blog at the Royal Ipoh Club on 13 June 2009, the Star Newspaper kindly featured us on [...]
In response to a request herewith our version of the history of ACS Ipoh. If you believe we have made any mistakes please let us know. "The Anglo-Chinese Boys School [...]
But can you name them all please?
This small photo just two inches wide is marked on the back as above plus Standard IIIA. It is written by the same hand as the other ACS Senior Cambridge [...]
Picked up among a pile of Ipoh Photos this is clearly labelled on the back as above. If you know anyone from that era and school please tell them about [...]
As part of our objective of saving the history of the Kinta Valley for future generations we try to gather original memories about days past. Here is one about Rickshaws. [...]
Now we are back in trouble with only the trees as background and no date, group title or names. I know someone out there can help. Please do.
Again not too much of a test as all we need is the names!
This is an easy one as we know where and when, but how about the names? Brothers, Masters or students would all be welcome.
I think we are now quite clear that this is at Tanjung Rambutan, but when was it and who are they? Could they be Scouts from SMI? Please try and recognise [...]
I have just noticed that pencilled lightly on the back of this one is July 1963. Sitting to the left of the brother (as we look at it) with glasses is [...]
Again we would love to know when this photo was taken, the class or group and the names of the brother, the teachers and any of the students please.
Written in pencil on the reverse is 'Debating Society 1956'. Is this the Main Convent? Can any of the girls be recognised and named please?
Originally known as the Convent of the the Holy Infant Jesus, the school was founded by Mother St. Victoire, supported by Mother St. Anatoli, Assistant General to the Priests' Assembly [...]
Gathered around the table they are, but who are they and when and where was the photo taken? It looks like a school canteen, but which school? Please let us [...]