Nurses; Medicine; Doctors; Disease; Health; Traditional medicine; Teachers and students; Work; Universities
A collection of letters written by Peace Corps Volunteers serving as community health nurses in Malaysia, Niger, Afghanistan, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), Turkey, Peru, Bolivia, India and Togo. No date is given, but the publication appears to...
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 a brochure featuring the recollections of several notable former Peace Corps staff members and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, including Harris Wofford, Donna Shalala, Maureen Orth and others. Although no exact date of publication is...
Volunteer selection; Volunteer recruitment; Technical training; Shriver, Sargent; Press and media; Kennedy, John F.;
This report outlines Sargent Shriver's initial assessment of how the concept of the Peace Corps could and should be implemented. The summary report was released to the media on March 5, 1961 by the Office of the White House Press Secretary.