Tag Archives: 1970s

Dean W. Jefferson in El Salvador and Costa Rica

Country of Service: El Salvador and Costa Rica
Dates in Service: El Salvador (1974-1976); Costa Rica (1977)
Service Type/Service Project:
El Salvador: Sociologist at the National Irrigation Agency at the Atiocoyo Irrigation Project; Agricultural extensionist at CREDHO (private development organization formed by the Episcopal Church); Department of Renewable Natural Resources (DGRNR)
Costa Rica: Center for Grain and Seed Research (CIGRAS)
Keywords: Agriculture, Environment

Accession Date: November 30, 2021
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 1 website

Digital Surrogates

John Caracciolo in the Philippines and Colombia

Countries of Service: the Philippines and Colombia
Service Type: Socio-Economic Studies and Research (in Colombia)
Dates in Service: July 25, 1975-August 6, 1977 (Philippines)
September 30, 1977-January 3, 1980 (Colombia)
Keywords: Agriculture

Accession Date: November 30, 2021
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 0.25 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Reports

Mary Ann Edelen in Nepal

Country of Service: Nepal
Place of Service: Kathmandu
Service Type: Education
Dates in Service: 1969-1970
Keywords: Education

Accession Date: June 8, 2021
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 0.25 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs

Digital Surrogates

  • Digital

Barbara Wallace in Korea

Country of Service: Korea
Service Type: Health
Dates in Service: 1975-1977
Keywords: Health

Accession Date: September 29, 2021
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 0.5 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs

Digital Surrogates

James Heideman in Iran

Country of Service: Iran
Place of Service: Mianeh, Iran
Service Type: Education
Dates in Service: 1974-1976
Keywords: Community Development, Education

Accession Date: August 31, 2021
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 0.5 linear feet

Document Types

  • Photographs
  • Publications

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

Document Types

  • Publications

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

Document Types

  • Correspondence

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

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

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