Full text of Sargent Shriver's August 30, 1961 statement before the Ways and Means Committee of the House of Representatives. The statement discusses taxation of Volunteer living stipends and readjustment allowances.
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 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 Sargent Shriver's May, 1962 statement concerning inquiries: "to what extent, whether either in theory or in practice, members of the Peace Corps are working for, controlled by, or guided by agencies or employees of the United Nations?...
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.