Marketing campaigns; Returned Volunteer services; Volunteer recruitment
Full text of a brochure that discusses employment and education opportunities available to Peace Corps Volunteers upon completion of their service and highlights the accomplishments of several Returned Volunteers. Although no exact date of...
Full text of a brochure aimed at recruiting medical doctors to serve as Peace Corps staff physicians. Discusses ways that Peace Corps doctors provided support to both Volunteers and host communities throughout the world. Although no exact date of...
Full text of the earliest known Peace Corps recruiting brochure. Although no exact date of publication is given, the brochure is likely from 1961. The back page includes a list of members of the Peace Corps National Advisory Council.
Full text of a brochure highlighting Peace Corps programs and activities and how Peace Corps fit in to the newly formed federal agency ACTION, which was established on July 1, 1971. Although no exact date of publication is given, the brochure is...
Marketing campaigns; Education; Teachers and students; Volunteer recruitment
Full text of a brochure highlighting Peace Corps teaching opportunities available to education majors and liberal arts graduates. Although no exact date of publication is given, the brochure is likely from the mid-1960s.
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.
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.