The Yekepa Memory Project
are the items showing work done from the start of this site
Nilsson identifies Harriet Elfving as one of the
E-school teachers in the late 60's. See here
Antoen Koenen identifies one of the Kindergarden
teachers in Picture 7.
Nilsson identifies Åke
Karlsson of Personnel Department, and possibly
See pictures 3 and 37.
2010: Yes! We have
been slow! But we are still alive! People in image
1 identified by Ulf Melin.
Petersson (Yekepa 1963-68) identified by Birgit Wittenby.
Broberg helps us identify one more person in image #38
of the 1960s images. Kurt Eriksson
also helped us identify some of these images.
Please help us
identify places, people and dates.
more pictures from Yekepa in the early to mid 1960s added.
July 2009: New
(old) pictures from Yekepa in the 1960s have been scanned
and added - please have a look,
and let us know if
you recognise any people or places!
Johannesson is soon leaving Liberia, and has compiled a
stunning sequence of pictures of Yekepa and other places.
Take a look!
Sandberg has visited Yekepa in 2008 and gives us these pictures.
He also sent us this Lamco Weekly
Bulletin from July 1982. Thank you Emanuel! Does anyone
have more of the LWBs? When we changed server we lost quite
afew things - now we have found one again: the 2001
pictures that Kurt Eriksson sent us!
Heiwe Ferngren has given us more information about the people
in the 1968 picture
with President Tubman. 20, 28, 19 and 46 are now named -
20 is uncertain? Let us know
what you know!
Johannesson, geologist in Yekepa during 1965-1977 has made
pictures from Liberia, including Yekepa available. Thanks!
to Petra we are able to add Lamco News from May/June
1976. Any additional material you may have can be added
- please contact us!
anyone in Yekepa online? If you are in Yekepa and have access
to email, please contact us!
We see that there are computers at the old E-school - perhaps
there is Internet access too?
for Yekepa, finally? See comment #9 on the Yekepa Wordpress
site. Also see these fresh pictures
from a renovated Yekepa!
2007: Per Axbom tells us he has used the song 'President
Tubman' as a ring-tone on his phone! You too can do this
- see the sound recordings we
News Mar/Apr 1975 and July/August
1975 on line now, thanks to help from Kurt Eriksson.
2007: See these
issue of Lamco News scanned
and uploaded - thanks to Kurt Eriksson!
2007: There is an entry about Yekepa on Wikipedia
- why not contribute?
of Yekepa added. We have lost who sent us this! Who can
News May-June 1974
and Jan-Feb 1975 are added,
thanks to Petra Hochstenbach. Heidi helps us with the EP
for the Ali Ganda song.
Kurt Eriksson provides another sound file from radio
ELNR, from 1968.
Home on the Web is back! Following
a lengthy search for a new place to put the site we return
2005: Emanuel Sandberg provides 4
cartoons from 'Inquirer'. Two more kids identified in
thanks to Lena Åberg.
2005: One more kid identified in 'mystery
class', thanks to Anders Gränsmark.
2005: Two more kids identified in 'mystery
class', thanks to Patrick Jonsson.
2002: Upgrade of joined image
of the view of area E from area F, thanks to Kurt Eriksson.
2002: December 1967 issue
of Lamco News added, again thanks to Kurt Eriksson!
2002: A Lamco-School
home page has been announced by Björn Edsholm.
February 1967 issue of
Lamco News added, thanks to Kurt Eriksson.
2002: March 1970 issue
of Lamco News added, thanks to Kurt Eriksson.
2002: April 1970 issue
of Lamco News added thanks to Kurt Eriksson. 1998 pictures
of Nimba mine added. October
1968 issue of Lamco News scanned.
2002: Special issue
of Lamco News 1972 added. Thanks to Petra Hochstenbach.
2002: Lamco News September
2002: Lamco News April
March and April 2002: Music!
February 2002: NIMBA VHS
casette tape available. 1960's
B&W pictures added
Information December 1964 scanned
News March 1968 scanned
2001: Lamco News Jan/Feb
2001: 'Sounds of Liberia'
page started - click and listen to Liberia!
2001: 'Then&Now' page
of pictures started - got any additions?
2001: Updated most links on our 'Liberia
links' page, and added a link to Randy Sweeten's home
page for Bomi
from Yekepa added, thanks to Bernt Karlsson. Reunion
picture addded thanks to Emanuel Sandberg.
The surplus from the sales
of the book "En Äventyrlig historia", about
Lamco in Yekepa, has been donated to aid Liberia.
The book has now been sold in more than 500 copies. The
surplus has been forwarded in equal parts to Caritas
and Médecins Sans Frontières. Both organizations
are involved in humanitarian work in Liberia. Thanks to
all readers, each of the organizations has now received
SEK 25 000. The book, at a price of SEK 200 + postage, can
be ordered from
S-113 37 Stockholm, Sweden
2001: More words added to Liberian
have a new link to this site - please update your bookmarks!
It should read http://yekepa.digitalfarmers.com
2000: Pictures of Lamco mine, and
ore truck, and some aerial
views, in 1985 added thanks to Emanuel Sandberg and
Kurt Eriksson. Colette has helped us with pictures and an
account of the 1983 rail bus
crash. Lamco News Oct/Dec
1973, Jul/Aug 1974
and Nov/Dec 1976 added,
thanks to Ulla Sherman and Kurt Eriksson.
October 2000: Radio ELNR
now on the home page. Lamco News Nov/Dec 1979 scanned
2000: Book of Liberian Speech
July 2000: New book
about Yekepa announced.
2000: New Liberia currency.
Stamp of General Quiwonkpa
April 2000: May
1967 Lamco News scanned.
March 2000: Trond Torkildsen scanned an issue of Liberian
Star newspaper. December
1970, and October/November
1970 issues of Lamco News scanned by Peter Gartsjö.
2000: A page for Art, inspired
by Yekepa has been added. Lamco News
February 1970 and November
1973, scanned by Peter Gartsjö has been added.
2000: A Lamco Passport
pamphlet added, thanks to efforts by
Peter Gartsjö!. January
1967 (and March)
as well as the July/Aug/Sept
1973 issues of Lamco News scanned. More
present-day residential area pictures by Bernt Karlsson.
"LAMCO Liberia" promotional pamphlet,
and LAMCO News from September
1966 scanned. Thanks to Peter!
1999: LAMCO News Nov.
and Dec. 1966
added. More images added thanks to Stefan Forsmark - try
the new 'Nature' button at left
and also have a look in 'Community'.
November 1999 Stamps,
and Photos from 1998 of
Yekepa added, thanks to Bernt Karlsson.
3 more E-school pictures added; 1969-1972, thanks to Linda
Hutton. December 1968
and May 1970 issues
of LAMCO News also added. Link
to additional Finnhamn reunion picture(s).
1999 Seven official color pictures
from Buchanan are added to the site. Please mail to
us if you can tell us anything
about the pictures.
clipping in Swedish tells a story about Dick
copy of Lamco News was scanned.
got a Christmas post
card from Eric Forsmark.
1999 More copies of Lamco
News scanned. Pictures from Recreation
Building during 1965-1968 are ready to view. A birds
eye view from 1965, a map from the
Nimba Area and an overview
of the Community Center are added. Eric
Forsmark sent us four post
cards. A mailing list
is set up.
1999 Some pictures from the swimming
pool are added.
1999 Added a page with scanned Liberian stamps. Yowser.
Scanned four copies of Lamco
the Liberian Links Page. Scanned
pictures from E-school. /J.
1999 We set up this