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    United States Peace Corps Photograph Collection
    1961-1968

    Photographs, 1961-1968 and undated. Black-and-white images of United States Peace Corps administrators and staff, both at headquarters and in the field, as well as images of volunteers working at their duty stations abroad. Photographers include Rowland Scherman, Paul Conklin and Abbie Rowe.

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    Photograph, Sargent Shriver and President of Guinea Sekou Toure
    R. Sargent Shriver Personal Papers1961: 22 April-21 May

    Photograph of President of Guinea Sekou Toure [left] and Sargent Shriver, Director of the Peace Corps, in Ghana as part of Shriver's eight nation tour. Caption on verso of photo reads: "Sargent, President Toure in Ghana, June '61 [sic], (Information Guinée)

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    AR6760-A. President John F. Kennedy with Peace Corps Director R. Sargent Shriver
    White House Photographs28 August 1961

    President John F. Kennedy and Director of the Peace Corps R. Sargent Shriver walk through the West Wing Colonnade during a ceremony for the first group of departing Peace Corps volunteers at the White House, Washington, D.C. Also pictured: Associate Press Secretary Andrew Hatcher; Air Force Aide to the President, Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh...

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    AR6760-E. President John F. Kennedy Meets First Peace Corps Volunteers
    White House Photographs28 August 1961

    President John F. Kennedy and Director of the Peace Corps R. Sargent Shriver meet with Peace Corps volunteers during a ceremony for the first group of departing volunteers, leaving for Tanganyika and Ghana, in the Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C. [For a complete list of attendees, please see White House Central Subject Files, Box 670, Fo...

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    KN-C18660. President John F. Kennedy Meets First Peace Corps Volunteers
    White House Photographs28 August 1961

    President John F. Kennedy meets with Peace Corps volunteers during a ceremony for the first group of departing volunteers, leaving for Tanganyika and Ghana, in the Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C. Director of the Peace Corps R. Sargent Shriver stands in background; White House Secret Service agent, Lubert F. "Bert" de Freese, stands secon...

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    KN-C18662. President John F. Kennedy Meets First Peace Corps Volunteers
    White House Photographs28 August 1961

    President John F. Kennedy meets with Peace Corps volunteers during a ceremony for the first group of departing volunteers, leaving for Tanganyika and Ghana, in the Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C. Director of the Peace Corps R. Sargent Shriver stands in background. [For a complete list of attendees, please see White House Central Subject...

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    ST-A29-5-61. President John F. Kennedy Meets First Peace Corps Volunteers
    White House Photographs28 August 1961

    President John F. Kennedy watches as Peace Corps Director R. Sargent Shriver speaks during a ceremony for the first group of departing Peace Corps volunteers, leaving for Tanganyika and Ghana, in the Rose Garden, White House, Washington, D.C. Reporters and photographers observe, including Washington Correspondent for the Guy Gannett Publishing Comp...

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    ST-A29-6-61. President John F. Kennedy Meets First Peace Corps Volunteers
    White House Photographs28 August 1961

    President John F. Kennedy watches as Peace Corps Director R. Sargent Shriver speaks during a ceremony for the first group of departing Peace Corps volunteers, leaving for Tanganyika and Ghana, in the Rose Garden, White House, Washington, D.C. Reporters and photographers observe, including Washington Correspondent for the Guy Gannett Publishing Comp...

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    PX65-2:20. Director of the Peace Corps, R. Sargent Shriver, with Peace Corps Volunteers
    United States Peace Corps Photograph Collection28 August 1961

    Original caption on verso of print reads: “August, 1961—Shriver [Director of the Peace Corps, R. Sargent Shriver] leads eighty Ghana and Tanganyika Peace Corps Volunteers to White House, where President Kennedy [President John F. Kennedy] gave them a personal sendoff.”

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