Tag Archives: Libraries

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

James (Jim) C. Todd in Colombia

Name: James (Jim) C. Todd

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

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Reports
  • Publications
  • Training Materials

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/

Courtney & David Arnold in Ethiopia

Names: Courtney & David Arnold

Country of Service: Ethiopia

Place of Service: Asbe Teferi

Service Type: 8th-10th grade English, social studies, and math teacher (David Arnold); 7th & 8th grade English, 9th & 10th grade geography teacher (Courtney Arnold)

Dates in Service: 1964-1966

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

Accession Date: March 24, 2021

Access: no restrictions

Collection Size: .25 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Publications
  • Film/Video

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

Karen Proffitt in Nigeria

Name: Karen Proffitt

Country of Service: Nigeria

Place of Service: Abiriba

Service Type: Secondary School Teacher, Enuda High School

Dates in Service: 1965-1967

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

Accession Date: February 16, 2021

Access: no restrictions

Collection Size: .25 linear feet

Document Types

  • Correspondence

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