This photograph was taken of me while painting the hand of a student/neighbor to make an HIV/AIDS poster. The poster was used in the central clinic, elementary school, and high school while I promoted HIV/AID awareness and precautions. The final...
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.
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.
This photo was taken at a Peace Corps organized HIV/AIDS educational event in Olmos, Lambayeque in the North of Peru in November, 2011. My puppy became the mascot by wearing a red ribbon and being sweet with kids and people watching the event.
A history of the Peace Corps in Chile, prepared on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the US Peace Corps, for distribution at the reunion of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who served in Chile, hosted by the Embassy of Chile in Washington DC...
This Volunteer is shown talking with a health educator in front of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare building. She is assigned to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and coordinates five health programs in Paraguay.
This Volunteer works in a weed control research project at the Ministry of Agriculture in Paraguay. Here, she is shown in the entomology laboratory examining live beetles that cause much of the damage to the crops.
This Volunteer does research at a soil analysis lab at the Institute of Agronomico National at Caacupe. He also does routine analysis of soil samples. Here, he observes the growth response of cotton to fertilization.