In 1961-1962 a group of Dutch students made an extensive road trip from Egypt and Sudan to the south to Uganda, and by way of Tchad, Cameroon and Nigeria finishing in Senegal. A first sample of the photographs by Leiden University medical professor L.A. van Es, then one of these students:
Ramesses II. Small Temple of Hathor and Nefertari, now inundated Abu Simbel, 1961
An Egyptian sailing boatman on the Nile, 1961
Tomb of the Mahdi (Mohamed Ahmed), mosque, Omdurman, Sudan, 1961
Two Sudanese students conversing with a Dutch student, Omdurman, Sudan, 1961
Participants of the first online Wiki goes Caribbean meetup
Describing images about the Dutch Caribbean with the ISA Tool
Photographs from the collection of Biblioteca Nacional Aruba
The Biblioteca Nacional Aruba contributed approximately 100 images to Wikimedia Commons: a set of early 20th-Century photographs of Curaçao by the photo studio Soublette et fils. All files can be viewed in the Wikimedia Commons category Biblioteca Nacional Aruba upload 2020-04.
A street in Willemstad, Curaçao
Probably lacework from Curaçao
Klipstraat in Otrobanda, Willemstad, Curaçao
A straw hat maker with her husband and child
Photographs from the collection of Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen
Children in front of a house in Saba. Cassave cakes drying on the roof
Aerial photo of Great Bay, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Water tower, Sint Nicolaasbaai, Aruba
Market at Waaigat, Willemstad, Curaçao
Passengers in Dr. Albert Plesman Airport (Hato)
Atria, Institute on gender equality and women's history, IHLIA, the heritage organisation that collects and makes accessible information in the field of the LGBT community and Wikimedia Nederland have joined forces to organise online WikiFridays.
Prior to the corona crisis Atria and IHLIA each held their own WikiVrijdag in their library in Amsterdam. In order to lighten the workload of the volunteers who guide new editors during these WikiFridays (online meetings cost more energy, we have noticed), the meetings were merged.
The first meeting was on April 24th. A total of 17 participants were present. We started with an introduction about Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons. After the introduction there was room to ask questions about editing Wikimedia projects. Although the internet connection was not always perfect, participants were enthusiastic about this initiative.