Marketing campaigns; Volunteer selection; Volunteer recruitment; Training
Full text of a 1960s brochure highlighting Peace Corps programs and activities as well as the application and selection process. Although no exact date of publication is given, the brochure is likely from 1969.
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; 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...
Full text of a brochure highlighting Peace Corps programs and activities in the fields of agriculture, animal husbandry, horticulture, and forestry. Although no exact date of publication is given, the brochure is likely from 1969.
Full text of Sargent Shriver's briefing to the press held on March 6, 1961. Shriver introduced members of the original Peace Corps task force, and fielded topics on a range of questions about the initial plans for how the Peace Corps would operate.
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.