29 Feb '12, 12am

Blog Archive » Workers of the past

Do you have a job? Are you working today? Do you have a picture of yourself at work? If so, what does that picture tell you about yourself and the work you do? Heritage blogger James Seah posts a picture of himself at work in the 1960s: This is what James has to say about his photo: This is a treasured photo of me (20-years-old) taken in 1968 at the office of Koon Hoe & Co at 402, Chinese Chamber of Commerce Building, Singapore 6 (Note: Singapore single postal code). My first job 40 years ago as an import/export clerk in a building material company owned by the daughter and son-in-law, Mr Lam Wing Fei of my mother’s friend who recommended the available job to me. For the first week, I was doing odd-job to pack Shanks’ ceramic cisterns to be delivered to the Port of Singapore (known Singapore Harbour at that time). Shanks was the sole-distributor in Singapore for Koon Hoe &...

Full article: http://yesterday.sg/lifestyle/workers-of-the-past/

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