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    LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection
    1957-1963

    Photographs, 1957-1963. 8” x 10” black-and-white prints. Images made by LOOK Magazine, Cowles Communications, Inc., featuring John F. Kennedy at various events during his tenure as Senator through his presidency. Members of the Kennedy family, Kennedy administration and foreign dignitaries also appear.

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    R. Sargent Shriver Personal Papers
    1948-1976

    Papers 1948-1976. Brother-in-law of President Kennedy, lawyer, businessman, government official, diplomat. Assistant general manager, Merchandise Mart (1948-1961); Director, Peace Corps (1961-1966); Director, Office of Economic Opportunity (1964-1968); Special Assistant to the President (1965-1968); Ambassador to France (1968-1970); Vice President...

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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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    Edwin R. Bayley Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 12/19/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection19 December 1968

    Bayley discusses U.S. Agency for International Development (AID), the Peace Corps, including the staffing, controversies and scandals, the difficulties of getting Congress to allocate money for foreign aid, the Alliance for Progress, and R. Sargent Shriver, Jr., and mental retardation.

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    William F. Haddad Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 6/21/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection21 June 1968

    Haddad discusses working with Sargent Shriver, Jr. for the Peace Corps during JFK’s administration, funding and support, and it’s relationship with the White House and Department of State, among other issues.

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    Nicholas Hobbs Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 12/18/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection18 December 1968

    In this interview Hobbs discusses setting up and staffing the Peace Corps; issues with the Peace Corps; Peace Corps relations and association with the CIA; the President’s Panel on Mental Retardation; biological versus behavioral research; Panel organization and criticisms; Russian research and the possibilities for the United States; Panel recomme...

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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)

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    Photograph, Sargent Shriver and President Mohammad Ayub Khan in Pakistan
    R. Sargent Shriver Personal PapersMay 1961: 5-8

    Photograph of Sargent Shriver, Director of the Peace Corps in Rawalpindi, Pakistan as part of an eight nation tour. Caption on verso of photo reads: "Mr. Sargent Shriver, Director, US Peace Corps, arrived in Rawalpindi on Friday, May 5, 1961, for one-day visit to Pakistan's interim capital. During his stay in Rawalpindi, he met with President Moham...

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    Photograph, Sargent Shriver and Pakistani Minister for Health, Labor, and Social Welfare W.A. Burki
    R. Sargent Shriver Personal PapersMay 1961: 5-8

    Photograph of Sargent Shriver, Director of the Peace Corps in Rawalpindi, Pakistan as part of an eight nation tour. Caption on verso of photo reads: "Mr. Sargent Shriver, Director, US Peace Corps, arrived in Rawalpindi on Friday, May 5, 1961, for one-day visit to Pakistan's interim capital. During his stay in Rawalpindi, he met with President Moham...

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    Photograph, Sargent Shriver and Burmese Prime Minister U Nu
    R. Sargent Shriver Personal PapersMay 1961: 8-10

    Photograph of Sargent Shriver, Director of the Peace Corps, in Rangoon, Burma as part of an eight nation tour. Caption on verso of photo reads: "Burmese Prime Minister U Nu greets Peace Corps Director Sargent Shriver, USIS photo, Rangoon, Burma, May '61."

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