Letter by Autie Titia Bouma

Letter by Auntie Titia

This is a letter by Titia Bouma, my great auntie, to Jetze Bouma, her brother born in 1902 in Batavia (now Jakarta, Indonesia). She wrote this letter at a Red Cross refugee camp in Singapore. Jetze in turn sent this letter from Singapore to Tanjung Priok to Jan Sluijter who in turn sent it to…

Herdenking Commemoration Video 2020

The Indo Project has produced a very special video for this year’s 75th anniversary of V-J Day. As you may know, the Herdenking commemoration ceremonies in Los Angeles, San Francisco and the Netherlands will not be going forward in person due to the pandemic. The Indo Project wanted to make sure that we all would be able to…

Herdenking – 75th Anniversary of World War II Augustus 15, 1945 – Augustus 15, 2020

First Los Angeles Herdenking – 30th Anniversary August 15, 1990 – August 15, 2020 Message from the Comité 15 Augustus 1945: After thoughtful consideration of the restrictions and guidelines in place as a result of COVID-19, the Comité 15 Augustus 1945 is disappointed to announce that both the Commemoration Ceremony/Herdenking’s Ceremonie and the Freedom Ball/Bevrijdingsbal…

Indo Oscar Micola Von Furtenrech’s heroic personal story, from Malang to Gothenburg

From Malang to Gothenburg

By: Oscar Micola Von Furstenrecht, Born 1929-December-03 in Malang, Indonesia (Java) At a very young age, growing up in Malang, I was admitted into a military hospital with Bacilary Tifus. After a difficult time, I slipped into a coma. I received the last rites after the doctors said they couldn’t do anything else for me.…

Become a TIP Youth Ambassador in 2020!

article by Jamie D. Stern CLICK HERE: To check out our interactive Kid-Friendly presentation on Indo History! Children are witnessing history in action. They are smart and they are feeling how life has suddenly become very different. Around the world, we are sharing the COVID-19 experience. There is curiosity, deep concern, loss, fear, and an…