They came from the archives of the Glenrothes Gazette, but may have been taken originally by Glenrothes Development Corporation which oversaw the development of the town.
The photos give a glimpse into how the town looked as the first residents moved in and started to create their own communities.
9. The early days of Glenrothes
One of the many underpasses in Glenrothes - the roads are much busier Photo: Contributed
10. The early days of Glenrothes
Washing day at this block of flats in Glenrothes Photo: Contributed
11. The early days of Glenrothes
The mobile van is from S.M. Bayne & Co butchers, purveyor of fine meats - it was a familiar sight on the roads of Glenrothes as it visited the town's precincts Photo: Contributed
12. The early days of Glenrothes
A row of lock-up garages behind houses in Glenrothes Photo: Contributed