During the Spring, I travelled with our middle school students to Kyoung Ju, the ancient capital of South Korea, and took this photo in front of the Emile Bell, or "mommy" bell, which was cast in 771 AD.
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.
I took this photo during the fall of 1980 in my village, Kyeong Ae Won, South Korea. These three gentlemen were patients and residents of the village. Passing time sitting on the front stoop of a home was a common site.
A Peace Corps Korea training brochure focusing on the work of Volunteers in the health field. Compiled by Jeff Efsen, Mike Erickson, Sonia de la Fe, Mike Hair, Don Kumler and Paul Volek. Courtesy of Curtiss Gajda.
This photo was taken of the grandmother who owned the house were I lived. Laundry was done by boiling the whites with lye soap and beating them on the rock at the cistern. If the grandmother and her friends were home when I was doing my laundry,...
This picture was taken in Chung Mu City in July 1976. This is the "boarding house" house restaurant where the city and county workers who were living away from home came for their meals. It was run by a woman, her mother, three daughters and...
The lady on the left was the owner of the house where I lived in Chung Mu City, now Tongyeong City. The other ladies were regulars for card playing and long naps on the porch. This photo was taken in the winter of 1976.