Archives Unlocked: Stories from the Silent and the Boomers

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Archives Unlocked: Stories from the Silent and the Boomers

Listen to the early life accounts of the Silent Generation and the Boomer Generation growing up in Singapore.

By GoLibrary | National Library Board, Singapore

When and where

Date and time

Thursday, April 20 · 4 - 5am PDT



About this event

  • 1 hour
  • Mobile eTicket

Listen to the early life accounts of the Silent Generation (born between 1928−1945) and the Boomer Generation (born between 1946−1964) growing up in Singapore. Hear their childhood stories and how their early influences have impacted them.

About the Speakers

Benjamin Ho is a Specialist at the Oral History Centre. His work involves collecting oral history interviews in community history, governance, nature and urban planning. He also conducts training in oral history and disseminate oral history on various platforms. He relishes meeting people from diverse backgrounds and hearing their stories, especially on their growing-up years.

Amrit Kaur is an Oral History enthusiast interested in rural women empowerment in India, families' light usage in sea villages of Indonesia, and community leaders in Singapore. She has interviewed people from different walks of life. She has also worked with families to put together their history. Amrit is also a techie and passionate about recording personal history using different media formats to make it accessible to the younger generation.    

About Archives Unlocked

Curious about what goes on in the National Archives of Singapore? Join us for this series of talks, as we unlock stories of our nation through the archives’ collections.

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About the organizer

The National Library Board (NLB) manages a network of 28 libraries, the National Library and the National Archives of Singapore. NLB promotes reading, learning and information literacy by providing a trusted, accessible and globally-connected library and information service through the National Library and a comprehensive network of libraries.