Tag Archives: Youth

Daniel S. Krummes in Senegal

Country of Service: Senegal
Place of Service: Kaolack
Dates in Service: 1972-1974
Service Type: Education

Keywords: Education, LGBTQ+, Youth

Accession Date: April 7, 2022
Access: No restrictions
Collection Size: 0.5 linear feet (some materials in oversized)

Document Types:

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Publications

Finding Aid

Box 1 

  1. Correspondence 
    1. Introduction and Catalog 
    2. July 2, 1972 to November 12, 1972 
    3. January 5, 1973 to June 8, 1973 
    4. July 11, 1973 to December 29, 1973 
    5. January 6, 1974 to June 30, 1974 
  2. Identifying and Travel Documents 
  3. Orientation Materials (sent home with January 6, 1973 letter) 

Oversize  

  1. Photo Pages 

Arthur K. Weinstein in Malawi

Country of Service: Malawi
Place of Service: Chiradzulu and Namitambo
Service Type: Public Health
Dates in Service: 1964-1967
Keywords: Public Health, Youth

Accession Date: September 29, 2021
Access: Reproduction and copyright information regarding this collection available from the American University Library & Special Collections
Collection Size: 1 digital collection

Digital Surrogates

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 

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 

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 

Courtney & David Arnold in Ethiopia

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 (located in small collections)

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Publications
  • Film/Video

Digital Surrogates

Related Items in Other Repositories

Finding Aid

  1. Correspondence, 1988-1990 
  2. Publications (“Misconnections”) and Newspapers, 1985-1999 
  3. Working Papers, Pamphlets, and Programs: “Peace as Policy” 11th National Conference of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, July 20-22, 1990 
  4. VHS Cassette: “Third World Home Movie” 

Jacqueline Coolidge in Botswana

Country of Service: Botswana
Place of Service: Mahalapye
Service Project: Middle School Teacher, Developmental & Social Studies
Dates in Service: 1980-1982
Keywords: Community Development, Education, Health, HIV/AIDS, Literacy, Youth

Accession Date: March 24, 2021
Access: no restrictions
Collection Size: .25 linear feet (located in small collections)

Document Types

  • Correspondence
  • Photographs

Digital Files

  • Letters Home from Peace Corps (or, What I did NOT tell my parents)
    • Chapter 1: Introduction, Training, and Village Live-In
    • Ten digitized pictures associated with Chapter 1
    • Chapter 2:  Mahalapye–Moving in and Starting Work (Third Semester 1980)
    • Five digitized pictures associated with Chapter 2
    • Chapter 3: Christmas Break 1980
    • Chapter 4: 1981 First Semester
    • Chapter 5: Vacation in Zimbabwe
    • Chapter 6: 1981 Second Semester
    • Chapter 7: August Break 1981
    • Chapter 8: Third Semester 1981
    • Chapter 9: 1982 First Semester
    • Chapter 10: Safari through Kalahari, Okavango and Zimbabwe
    • Chapter 11: Second Semester, 1982
    • Chapter 12: Vacation July 1982 and Epilogue

Digital Surrogates

Related Items in Other Repositories

Finding Aid

  1. Correspondence, July 21, 1980-December 2, 1980 
  2. Correspondence, December 22, 1980-August 4, 1981 
  3. Correspondence, August 13, 1981-July 23, 1982 

Patricia (Penny) Jessop in Niger

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 + 1 digital collection

Document Types

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

Digital Surrogates

Finding Aid

Box 1 

  1. Jessop Archive: Content Guide 
    1. This is a document created by Patricia Jessop that lists (in no particular order) the entire contents of her donation 
  2. Audio Tapes 1-6, September 9, 1970-April 24, 1971 
  3. Audio Tapes 7-12, May 28, 1971-January 7, 1972 
  4. Audio Tapes 13-14 and “Supertape” Reel-to-Reel 
  5. Correspondence (Penny to her family and friends), June 24, 1970-October 4, 1970 
  6. Correspondence Transcriptions (Penny to her family and friends), June 24, 1970-October 4, 1970 
  7. Correspondence (Penny to her family and friends), October 10, 1970-December 23, 1970 
  8. Correspondence Transcriptions (Penny to her family and friends), October 10, 1970-December 23, 1970 

Box 2 

  1. Correspondence (Penny to her family and friends), January 2, 1971-April 18, 1971 
  2. Correspondence Transcriptions (Penny to her family and friends), January 2, 1971-April 18, 1971 
  3. Correspondence (Penny to her family and friends), April 25, 1971-December 25, 1971 
  4. Correspondence Transcriptions (Penny to her family and friends), April 25, 1971-December 30, 1971 
  5. Correspondence (Penny to her family and friends), January 26, 1972-December 8, 1972 
  6. Correspondence Transcriptions (Penny to her family and friends), January 26, 1972-March 4, 1973 
  7. Correspondence (Penny to her family and friends), February 3, 1973-May 5, 1973 
  8. Correspondence (Penny to her family and friends), May 22, 1973-October 25, 1973 
  9. Correspondence (Penny to her grandmother: Charlotte A. Petersen Fischer), January 22, 1970, November 27, 1972 
  10. Correspondence (Grandmothers Kincaid + Fischer to Patricia Jessop), August 9, 1970-December 30, 1970 
  11. Correspondence (Grandmothers Kincaid + Fischer to Patricia Jessop), January 16, 1971-March 6, 1973 
  12. Correspondence (Jean Jessop to her daughter: Patricia Jessop), June 29, 1970-September 14, 1970 
  13. Correspondence (Jean Jessop to her daughter: Patricia Jessop), September 16, 1970-December 29, 1970 

Box 3 

  1. Correspondence (Jean Jessop to her daughter: Patricia Jessop), January 15, 1971-July 15, 1971 
  2. Correspondence (Jean Jessop to her daughter: Patricia Jessop), July 19, 1971-December 11, 1971  
  3. Correspondence (Jean Jessop to her daughter: Patricia Jessop), January 4, 1972-June 1, 1972 
  4. Correspondence (Jean Jessop to her daughter: Patricia Jessop), June 5, 1972-December 1, 1972 
  5. Correspondence (Jean Sutherland to her daughter: Patricia Jessop), February 3, 1973-June 16, 1973 
  6. Correspondence (Jean Sutherland to her daughter: Patricia Jessop), July 2, 1973-September 25, 1973 
  7. Correspondence (Siblings Peter, Karen, and Kathy Jessop to Patricia Jessop), July 13, 1970-October 6, 1971 
  8. Correspondence (Siblings Peter, Karen, and Kathy Jessop to Patricia Jessop), October 8, 1971-August 28, 1973 
  9. Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1970-1973 

Box 4 

  1. Publications: Directory of Peace Corps Volunteers and Staff, Publishes Short Stories and Pamphlets, Newspaper Clippings  
  2. Reports: Field Reports that Patricia Contributed to During Peace Corps Service; State Department Report 
  3. Slides, Box 1, June 1970-December 1973 
  4. Slides, Box 2, June 1970-December 1973 
  5. Slides, Box 3, June 1970-December 1973 
  6. Slides, Boxes 4 and 5, June 1970-December 1973 
  7. Training Materials + Personal and Administrative Documents