Category Archives: 1970s

Sonya Saat (Unknown Country of Service)

Name: Sonya Saat

Dates in Service: 1970s

Keywords: Business, Community Development, Education, Environment, Health

Accession Date: May 7, 2021

Access: no restrictions

Collection Size: 1 item (“Peace Corps Program and Training Journal”)

Document Types

  • Publications

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

Name: Everett Eugene Jones

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

Document Types

  • Correspondence

Ruth Bednarz in Malaysia

Name: Ruth Bednarz

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

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/

John S. Jacoby in Nepal & South Africa

Name: John S. Jacoby

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

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Reports
  • Publications

Patricia (Penny) Jessop in Niger

Name: Patricia (Penny) Jessop

Country of Service: Niger

Service Type: Public Health Educator, Maternal & Child Health

Dates in Service: 1970-1973

Keywords: Community Development, Education, Health, HIV/AIDS, Literacy, Youth

Accession Date: March 2, 2021

Access: no restrictions

Collection Size: 3 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Reports
  • Publications
  • Sound
  • Training Materials

Duane Karlen in Nepal

Name: Duane Karlen

Country of Service: Nepal

Service Type: Secondary School Teacher, Science & Math (Also: Peace Corps Training Contractor, worked full-time in the field and at Peace Corps Headquarters in Washington, D.C. during the 1970s, 80s and 90s)

Dates in Service: 1970-1972

Keywords: Community Development, Education, Information Technology, Libraries, Literacy, Youth

Accession Date: February 17, 2021

Access: no restrictions

Collection Size: .25 linear feet

Document Types

  • Reports
  • Publications
  • Training Materials

Christopher A. Lindberg in Burkina Faso

Name: Christopher A. Lindberg

Country of Service: Burkina Faso (Also: USAID work in The Gambia; Peace Corps Technical Training in Texas, Alabama, South Carolina, Senegal, Mali, Tunisia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Kenya, Niger, and Chad)

Service Project Title(s): Agroforestry Specialist, Peace Corps African Food Systems Initiative Design, Peace Corps Agroforestry Feasibility Study

Dates in Service: 1978-1981

Keywords: Agriculture, Community Development, Education, Environment, Health, Information Technology, Urban Planning, Youth

Accession Date: February 3, 2021

Access: no restrictions

Collection Size: .1 linear feet

Document Types

  • Slides
  • Photographs

Digital Surrogates

  • Digital scans of slides

Carmine Grasso in Kiribati

Name: Carmine Grasso

Country of Service: Kiribati

Place of service: Onotoa

Service Type: Community Health Worker

Dates in Service: 1979-1981

Keywords: Agriculture, Community Development, Education, Environment, Health, Urban Planning, Youth

Accession Date: January 27, 2021

Access: no restrictions

Collection Size: .25 linear feet

Document Types

  • Reports
  • Publications
  • Training Materials

Helene Dudley in Colombia (Friends of Colombia)

Name: Helene Dudley

Country of Service: Colombia

Place of Service: Barranquilla

Service Type: Urban Community Development (Colombia)

Dates in Service: 1968-1970

Keywords: Agriculture, Architecture, Business, Community Development, Education, Information Technology, Urban Planning

Accession Date: January 27, 2021

Access: no restrictions

Collection Size: .5 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Reports
  • Publications

Peggy Schaeffer in Yemen

Name: Peggy Schaeffer
Country of Service: Yemen
Place of Service: Taizz
Service Type: Librarian
Dates in Service: 1977-1979
Keywords: Business, Community Development, Education, Environment, Health, Information Technology, Libraries, Literacy, Urban Planning, Youth

Accession Date: October 21, 2020
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 1 linear foot

Document Types:

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Publications
  • Reports