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5.13 Movement

This sepia-tinged photograph is an original amateur shot taken of the propaganda flag during the second sit-in on 22 May 1954 at Chung Cheng High School, commemorating the May 13 1954 National Service Riot referred to as 5.13 movement (no relation to the 1969 event). The flag featured a group of Chinese students consisting of both…

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Quarry Union Strike

This propaganda flyer was acquired primarily for the interesting caricature bearing Lee Kuan Yew, Tunku Abdul Rahman and the third person unclearly depicted as either S.Rajaratnam or Goh Keng Swee. The drawing depicted a quarry worker wearing a shirt bearing the words 石業工友 (Quarry Union) wielding a hammer striking at the three politicians scurrying away, with…