Marketing campaigns; Agriculture; Community development; Health; Education; Volunteer recruitment
Full text of a brochure highlighting Peace Corps opportunities available to applicants with liberal arts degrees. Discusses program areas including Community Development, Health, Agriculture and Teaching. Although no exact date of publication is...
Marketing campaigns; Volunteer recruitment; Training sites; Technical training
Full text of a brochure that discusses Peace Corps' approach to training and how it evolved over the first decade of the agency's history. Although no exact date of publication is given, the brochure is likely from 1969.
Marketing campaigns; Returned Volunteer services; Volunteer recruitment
Full text of a brochure highlighting four of the earliest Peace Corps Volunteers--what inspired them to join, what they encountered overseas and how their experiences have helped shape their lives after their Peace Corps service. Although no exact...
Marketing campaigns; Volunteer recruitment; Women in Peace Corps
Full text of a brochure highlighting the unique challenges faced by women in the early years of the Peace Corps, as well as their many accomplishments around the world. Although no exact date of publication is given, the brochure is likely from...
Volunteer selection; Volunteer recruitment; Technical training; Shriver, Sargent; Press and media; Kennedy, John F.;
This report outlines Sargent Shriver's initial assessment of how the concept of the Peace Corps could and should be implemented. The summary report was released to the media on March 5, 1961 by the Office of the White House Press Secretary.
Shriver, Sargent; Peace Corps Directors; Kennedy, John F.-- Assassination; Budget; Community development
Full text transcript of the December 15, 1963 edition of the television program Meet the Press. Sargent Shriver was the featured guest and he discussed the challenges and accomplishments of the Peace Corps during its early years.
Press and media; Peace Corps Directors; Kennedy, John F.;
Full text of the March 4, 1961 White House press release announcing the appointment of Sargent Shriver as first Director of the Peace Corps. Also provides brief biographies of early Peace Corps staff members.