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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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    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)

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    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...

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    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...

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    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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    Photograph, Sargent Shriver, Ma Khin Khin Hla, and U Soe Tin in Burma
    R. Sargent Shriver Personal PapersMay 1961: 8-10

    Photograph of Sargent Shriver, Director of the Peace Corps, in Manila, Philippines as part of an eight nation tour. Caption on verso of photo reads: "United States Peace Corps Director Sargent Shriver chats with Ma Khin Khin Hla whome [sic] he met in Washington when she represented Burma at the New York Herald Tribune Youth Forum. In the center is ...

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    Photograph, Sargent Shriver, Burmese Acting Foreign Minister Dr. E. Maung, and Mrs. Maung
    R. Sargent Shriver Personal Papers9 May 1961

    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: "Peace Corps Director Sargent Shriver [center] joins his host, Dr. E. Maung, Burmese Acting Foreign Minister [right], and his wife [left], at dinner on May 9." A stamp on the verso reads, "USIS PHOTO, RANGO...

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    Photograph, Sargent Shriver, President of the Philippines Carlos P. Garcia, and Ambassador John D. Hickerson
    R. Sargent Shriver Personal Papers23 May 1961

    Photograph of Sargent Shriver, Director of the Peace Corps, in Manila, Philippines as part of an eight nation tour. Caption on verso of photo reads: "US Information Service, ICA Photo neg #61-107 in ICA/Phil files; Manila, Philippines, May 23, 1961; R. Sargent Shriver (center) calls on President Carlos P. Garcia [left] on board the RPS Lapu-Lapu. I...

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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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