Category Archives: Community Development

Darrel Young in Colombia

Place of Service: San Pablo

Service Type: Community Development

Dates in Service: 1961-1963

Keywords: Community Development

Accession Date: December 17, 2015; October 15, 2022

Access: No restrictions

Collection Size: 0.1 linear feet (located in Friends of Colombia, Box 50)

 

Document Types

  • Publications

 

Finding Aid:

  • “Peace Corps Random Writings/Designs,” 2015
  • “Peace Corps Random Writings/Designs,” 2022 update

 

Ann Marie Quinlan (Culhane) in Jamaica

Place of Service: Ocho Rios

Service Type: Business

Dates in Service: 1990-1992

Keywords: Business, Community Development

Accession Date: February 11, 2023

Access: Restrictions on one folder [see below]

Collection Size: 0.25 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs

Finding Aid:

  1. Documents
    1. Correspondence
      1. Correspondence with Lavae Aldrich and Lynne Alexander, 1990-1992
      2. Correspondence with parents Tom and Jane Culhane, June 1990-August 1991 (Part I)
      3. Correspondence with parents Tom and Jane Culhane, September 1991-May 1992 (Part II)
      4. Letters to Quinlan from Jamaica Group 54 post-return, May 1993-May 1994
    2. Other Documents
      1. Peace Corps Application and Invitation paperwork, c. 1989-1990
      2. Training Materials, 1990
      3. ID Cards, calendars, planners, and journal, c. 1990-1992
      4. Travel Brochures and Pamphlets, undated, c. 1990
      5. Plane Ticket and Map of Jamaica, undated, 1992
      6. Group 54 RPCV Soon Come Newsletter, undated, 1993
      7. Application Materials and Peace Corps ID Cards, c. 1989-1990 (Restricted)
  2. Photos
    1. Photo Slides, c. 1990-1992

Barbara VanderWerf (Jones) in Iran

Places of Service: Kerman and Arak

Service Type: Education

Dates in Service: 1964-1966

Keywords: Community Development, Education

Accession Date: March 21, 2023

Access: No restrictions

Collection Size: 0.25 linear feet

Document Types

  • Publications

Finding Aid:

  1. Training Materials, 1969
  2. Peace Corps magazines featuring stories about Iraq, 1964-1970
  3. Memoir, 2021

Daniel Buck in Peru

Places of Service: Puno, Chucuito

Service Type: Cooperative Farming Assistance, Agriculture

Dates in Service: 1965-1967

Keywords: Agriculture, Community Development

Accession Date: May 26, 2023

Access: No restrictions

Collection Size: 0.01 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Reports

Finding Aid:

Box 1

  1. Documents, c. 1965-1987
    1. Correspondence, undated, 1965-1967
    2. Training Materials, 1965
    3. Peace Corps Papers, Reports, and Report Drafts, undated, 1966-1967
    4. Papers from work with Peace Corps organization, 1967-1969, and ACTION, 1979-1980; undated, c. 1967- c. 1987
  2. Photos, 1965-1967
    1. Photos, 1965-1967

Ruth Chandler in Brazil

Dates in Service: c. 1964-1966

Keywords: Community Development, Education, Youth

Accession Date: September 29, 2022

Access: No restrictions on research. No deed of gift as donation through third party.

Collection Size: 0.1 linear feet (located in small collections)

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Publications

Finding Aid:

  • Hot Lunch Digest Brazil VII newsletter, 1964-1965
  • Associated Correspondence with the newsletters, 1969, 2017
  • Missionary flier for RPCVs, undated

India Groups 13 and 14

Country of Service: India

Service Type: Agriculture

Dates in Service: 1965-1967

Keywords: Agriculture, Community Development

Accession Date: June 29, 2022

Access: No restrictions

Collection Size: 0.01 linear feet (located in small collections)

Document Types

  • Photographs
  • Publications

Related Items in Other Repositories:

Gerardy, Janet (1965-1967): Oral History Interview [JFK Library]

Finding Aid:

  1. Peace Corps Training Project India 13 and 14 Roster, 1965
  2. Pan Am souvenir photo card, c. 1965

Joanne Trabert (Ashton) in Guatemala

Country of Service: Guatemala
Service Project Title: Community Health Project
Dates in Service: 1996-1998
Keywords: (Choose From) Community Development, Education, Health, Youth
Accession Date: December 2, 2022
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 0.5 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Reports
  • Publications
  • Film/Video

Finding Aid:

Box 1

  1. Documents
    1. Correspondence
      1. General Correspondence and Related Materials, c. 1995-early 1996
      2. General Correspondence and Related Materials, February-June 1996
      3. General Correspondence and Related Materials, July-December 1996
      4. General Correspondence and Related Materials, January-July 1997
      5. General Correspondence and Related Materials, August 1997-c. April 1998
      6. Letters to Parents, 1996-1998
      7. Cards to Gloria Hiller, 1996-1997
    2. General Documents
      1. Peace Corps Documents, c. 1995-1998
      2. Peace Corps Volunteer Handbook, c. 1996
      3. Close of Service Report, 1998
      4. End of Service Documents and Training Certificate, 1996, 1998
    3. Other Papers
      1. Reading Log, c. 1996-c. 1999
      2. Maps, c. 1996
  2. Other Materials (Box 2)
    1. DVD with image slideshow (DVD-2006, slideshow-1998)
    2. Flash Drive with correspondence (besides cards) and photos (see below)
    3. Three photo albums in a matching box, c. 1996-1998

Gretchen Fetterly in Nigeria

Country of Service: Nigeria

Place of Service: Ifuho

Service Type: Education

Dates in Service: 1961-1963

Keywords: Community Development, Education, Health, Libraries, Sports, Youth

Accession Date: November 4, 2022

Access: No restrictions

Collection Size: 0.25 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Publications

Finding Aid:

Box 1

  1. Outgoing Letters, 1961-1963, Nigeria
  2. Newspaper, Nigeria
  3. Photographs, 1961-1963, Nigeria
  4. Outgoing Letters, 1964, Washington, D.C.
  5. Photographs, 1965-1967
  6. Outgoing Letters, 1967-1968-arranged chronologically
  7. Letters and Photographs, 1968, Washington, D.C.
  8. Peace Corps Documents, n.d.

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Jessica Vapnek in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)

Country of Service: Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)

Place of Service: Kirumba

Service Type: Education

Dates in Service: July 1985-July 1987

Keywords: Community Development, Education, Health, Youth, Judaism

Accession Date: December 6, 2022

Access: No restrictions

Collection Size: 0.1 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Reports

Finding Aid:

Box 1

  1. Papers
    1. Peace Corps Placement Paperwork, 1984-1985
    2. Zaire Peace Corps Handbook, 1985
    3. Friends of Peace Corps Symposium, 1985-1986
    4. IDs, Papers, and Certificates, c. 1985-1987
    5. Correspondence, 1985-1987