Author Archives: Jack Del Nunzio

About Jack Del Nunzio

Jack Del Nunzio is the 2020-2021 Peace Corps Community Archive Fellow.

Dan Peed in Malaysia

Country of Service: Malaysia
Dates in Service: 1968-1969
Keywords: Agriculture, Community Development, Education, Environment, Health, Literacy

Accession Date: May 7, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: .01 linear feet (located in small collections)

Document Types

  • Film/Video
  • Memoir

Finding Aid

  1. DVD: “Malaysia-19 Video” 
  2. Memoir/Short Stories: “Snake Adventures” and “Training in Paradise” 

Sonya Saat (Unknown Country of Service)

Dates in Service: 1970s
Keywords: Business, Community Development, Education, Environment, Health

Accession Date: May 7, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size/Finding Aid: 1 item (“Peace Corps Program and Training Journal”) (located in small collections)

Document Types

  • Publications

 

Lawrence K. Young in Gabon & India

Country of Service: Gabon & India
Dates in Service: 1967-1969
Keywords: Community Development

Accession Date: May 7, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: .01 linear feet (located in small collections)

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs

Finding Aid

  1. Correspondence, March 1967-July 1969 
  2. Photograph, no date 

Everett Eugene Jones in Micronesia, East Caroline Islands, & Truk

Country of Service: Micronesia, East Caroline Islands, & Truk
Service Type: School Teacher
Dates in Service: served two years in the early 1970s
Keywords: Community Development, Education, Health, Libraries, Literacy, Youth

Accession Date: May 7, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: .25 linear feet (located in small collections)

Document Types

  • Correspondence

Finding Aid

  1. Correspondence, July 13, 1971-October 23, 1971 
  2. Correspondence, November 8, 1971-February 21, 1972 

Janet S. Karon in The Philippines

Country of Service: Philippines
Service Type: Elementary School English Teacher
Dates in Service: 1961-1963
Keywords: Community Development, Education, Literacy, Youth

Accession Date: May 7, 2021; May 31, 2022
Access: no restriction
Collection Size: .26 linear feet (located in small collections)

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Publications

Digital Surrogates

Finding Aid

  1. Photo Album: including finding aid and 37 photos 
  2. Digitized Pan-American airline menu; Honolulu-Manila; January 3, 1962 
  3. Correspondence, February 13, 1962-December 14, 1962 
  4. Correspondence, January 1, 1963-June 13, 1963, undated 
  5. Correspondence, Post-Tour Travel, June 21, 1963 -August 2, 1963 
  6. Correspondence, Sent to Jan’s Parents From Others, August 1962 

Kara Lynn Rankin in Brazil

Country of Service: Brazil
Service Project Title: Rural Community Action & Rural Electrification
Dates in Service: 1963-1965
Keywords: Architecture, Business, Community Development, Environment, Urban Planning

Accession Date: April 29, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: .5 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Reports
  • Publications
  • Training Materials

Finding Aid

  1. Correspondence, October 14, 1964-January 2006 
  2. Documents and Ephemera relating to Peace Corps Reunions, Celebrations, Anniversaries, and Conferences, 1967-2011 
  3. Magazine Clippings, 1966-2010 
  4. Miscellaneous Documents 
  5. Newspapers, 1966-1990 
  6. Peace Corps Administrative Documents and Personal Documents  
  7. Photographs 
  8. Publications, 1961-1987 
  9. Publications, 1990-2006 
  10. Training Materials and Handwritten Notes 

James (Jim) C. Todd in Colombia

Country of Service: Colombia
Service Project: Educational Television Utilization Volunteer
Dates in Service: 1963-1965
Keywords: Architecture, Business, Community Development, Education, Environment, Health, Information Technology, Libraries, Literacy, Urban Planning, Youth

Accession Date: April 16, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: 1 linear foot (located in Friends of Colombia Boxes 62 & 63)

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Reports
  • Publications
  • Training Materials

Finding Aid

Box 62 

  1. Correspondence, January 4, 1964-May 26, 1964 
  2. Correspondence, June 3, 1964-December 30, 1964 
  3. Correspondence, January 6, 1965-December 8, 1965 
  4. Correspondence, February 1, 1966-December 1, 1966 
  5. Photographs: Peace Corps Education Television Project, 1963-1965 
  6. Publication: “El Grito!” June, 1964 
  7. Bound Report: “The First Year of Peace Corps Educational Television in Colombia,” January, 1965 

Box 63 

  1. Bound Reports: Numbers 3 and 8 (November, 1966), “The Peace Corps Volunteer and Achieving Educational Change with New Media” (August, 1969) 
  2. Field Utilization Reports, September 16, 1963-December 21, 1963 
  3. Paper Reports: April 1964-June 1972 
  4. Paper Report: “The Peace Corps Educational Television (ETV) Project in Colombia—Two Years of Research: Overview of Research Reports No. 1-10,” November 1966 
  5. Bound and paper reports: no date 
  6. Training Materials and Handwritten Notes 

Ruth Bednarz in Malaysia

Country of Service: Malaysia
Place of Service: Sandakan
Service Type: High School Teacher; Founding Member of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of New Jersey
Dates in Service: 1973-1976
Keywords: Community Development, Education, Health, Library Literacy, Youth

Accession Date: April 16, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: .01 linear feet (located in small collections)

Document Types

  • Publications

Digital Links

  • Photograph of Ruth Bednarz in Malaysia (Courtesy of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of New Jersey): https://rpcvnj.wordpress.com/2019/07/28/origins-of-the-returned-peace-corps-volunteers-of-new-jersey-rpcv-nj-nj-rpcvs-role-in-establishing-the-national-peace-corps-association-npca/ruth-bednarz/

Finding Aid

  1. Returned Peace Corps Publication: “RPCVoice” (1985); Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of New Jersey Directory: 1986-1987 

Stephanie Weise in Ecuador

Country of Service: Ecuador
Dates in Service: 1984-1986
Keywords: Agriculture, Architecture, Community Development, Environment, Urban Planning

Accession Date: April 16, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: .25 linear feet (located in small collections)

Document Types

  • Photographs

Finding Aid

  1. Negatives, no date 
  2. Photographs of Bullfighting, no date 
  3. Slides: Costa Rica (1984), San Clemente Beach (1984), El Rosal 
  4. Slides: Galapagos, Latacunga 
  5. Finding Aid for Slides Housed at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture (4300 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105) 

John S. Jacoby in Nepal & South Africa

Country of Service: Nepal; South Africa
Place of Service: Bastipur (Nepal)
Service Type: Teacher at Bastipur High School in English (grades 6 & 7), Science (grade 6-8), & Math (grade 6); Peace Corps Country Director for South Africa
Dates in Service: 1970-1972; 2011-2014
Keywords: Agriculture, Architecture, Business, Community Development, Education, Environment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Information Technology, Libraries, Literacy, Sports, Urban Planning, Youth

Accession Date: April 4, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: .5 linear feet (located in small collections and map room)

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Reports
  • Publications

Finding Aid

  1. Correspondence, November 11, 1969-April 10, 1972 
  2. Negatives, Scans and Originals 
  3. Personal Documents and Training Materials (Passport, Description of Service, etc.) 
  4. Documents Pertaining to Jacoby’s Time as Peace Corps Country Director for South Africa, 2011-2013 
  5. Map Room, Drawer A9: Poster, no date