Photographs of Peace Corps Activities and Personnel (Contact Sheet File), 1961 - 1990

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Photographs of Peace Corps Activities and Personnel (Contact Sheet File), 1961 - 1990

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Peace Corps (U.S.)

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The Peace Corps was established by Executive Order 10924, issued by President John F. Kennedy on March 1, 1961, announced by televised broadcast March 2, 1961, and authorized by Congress on September 22, 1961, with passage of the Peace Corps Act (Public Law 87-293). Since 1961, over 200,000 Americans have joined the Peace Corps and have served in 139 countries. From the guide to the Brown University Peace Corps files, 1965-1967, (John Hay Library Special Collections) The Pea...

Dodd, Christopher J. (Christopher John), 1944-

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Christopher John Dodd (born May 27, 1944) is an American lobbyist, lawyer, and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he represented Connecticut's 2nd congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1975 to 1981 and as U.S. Senator from Connecticut from 1981 to 2011. Dodd is the longest-serving senator in Connecticut's history. Born in Willimantic, Connecticut, he graduated from Georgetown Preparatory School in Bethesda, Maryland, and Providence College before serving ...

Pepper, Claude, 1900-1989

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Claude Denson Pepper (September 8, 1900 – May 30, 1989) was an American politician of the Democratic Party, and a spokesman for left-liberalism and the elderly. He represented Florida in the United States Senate from 1936 to 1951 and the Miami area in the United States House of Representatives from 1963 until 1989. Born in Chambers County, Alabama, Pepper established a legal practice in Perry, Florida after graduating from Harvard Law School. After serving a single term in the Florida House o...

Tsongas, Paul, 1941-1997

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Paul Efthemios Tsongas (February 14, 1941 – January 18, 1997) was an American politician. He represented Massachusetts in both houses of the United States Congress, holding office from 1975 to 1985. He won eight states as a candidate in the 1992 Democratic presidential primaries, losing the nomination to Bill Clinton. Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, Tsongas graduated from Dartmouth College, Yale Law School and the Kennedy School of Government. After working for the Peace Corps and as an aide t...

Schroeder, Pat, 1940-

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Patricia Nell Scott Schroeder (born July 30, 1940) is an American lawyer and politician who represented Colorado in the United States House of Representatives from 1973 to 1997. A member of the Democratic Party, Schroeder was the first female U.S. Representative elected in Colorado. Born Patricia Nell Scott in Portland, Oregon, she was raised in Texas, Ohio, and Iowa, ultimately graduating from Theodore Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Iowa in 1958. She graduated from the University of Mi...

Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990

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Samuel George Davis Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American singer, dancer, actor, vaudevillian and comedian who has been called "the greatest entertainer ever to grace a stage in these United States." At age three, Davis began his career in vaudeville with his father Sammy Davis Sr. and the Will Mastin Trio, which toured nationally. After military service, he returned to the trio and became an overnight sensation following a nightclub performance at Ciro's (in West Hollywood) afte...

Belafonte, Harry, 1927-

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Born to immigrant parents in Harlem on March 1, 1927, Harry Belafonte spent much of his youth in his mother's home country of Jamaica. Though difficult, life in Jamaica was full of rich cultural experiences that influenced Belafonte's art. At the beginning of World War II, Belafonte returned to Harlem with his mother and brother. He had trouble integrating into the new environment and later dropped out of high school to join the U.S. Navy. After Belafonte was honorably discharged, he went bac...

Inouye, Daniel K., 1924-2012

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Daniel K. Inouye (b. September 7, 1924 – d. December 17, 2012) was a United States Senator from Hawaii from 1963 to 2012. He was a member of the Democratic Party and served as President pro tempore of the United States Senate from 2010 until his death. He also served as chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations. During World War II, Inouye served as part of the 442nd Infantry Regiment and lost his right arm to a grenade wound. He received several military decorations, including ...

Leland, Mickey, 1944-1989

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George Thomas "Mickey" Leland (November 27, 1944 – August 7, 1989) was an anti-poverty activist who later became a congressman from the Texas 18th District and chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. He was a Democrat. Growing up in the predominantly African American and Hispanic Fifth Ward of Houston, Texas, Leland attended Wheatley High School in Houston, Texas, where he ranked in the top ten percent of his class when he graduated from Wheatley in 1964. While attending Texas Southern Unive...

Young, Andrew, 1932-

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Andrew Jackson Young Jr. (born March 12, 1932) is an American politician, diplomat, and activist. Beginning his career as a pastor, Young was an early leader in the civil rights movement, serving as executive director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and a close confidant to Martin Luther King Jr. Young later became active in politics, serving as a U.S. Congressman from Georgia, United States Ambassador to the United Nations in the Carter Administration, and 55th Mayor of A...

Bush, George, 1924-2018

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George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018) was Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 and the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1992. He was born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts, to Dorothy Walker Bush and Prescott Bush (who was a Republican Senator from Connecticut from 1952 to 1962). He graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts on his 18th birthday, June 12, 1942. That same day, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman 2nd Class. Receiving ...

Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973

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Lyndon Baines Johnson, also known as LBJ, was born on August 27, 1908 at Stonewall, Texas. He was the first child of Sam Ealy Johnson, Jr., and Rebekah Baines Johnson, and had three sisters and a brother: Rebekah, Josefa, Sam Houston, and Lucia. In 1913, the Johnson family moved to nearby Johnson City, named for Lyndon''s forebears, and Lyndon entered first grade. On May 24, 1924 he graduated from Johnson City High School. He decided to forego higher education and moved to California with a few ...

Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978

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Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. (May 27, 1911 – January 13, 1978) was an American politician who served as the 38th vice president of the United States from 1965 to 1969. He twice served in the United States Senate, representing Minnesota from 1949 to 1964 and 1971 to 1978. He was the Democratic Party's nominee in the 1968 presidential election, losing to Republican nominee Richard Nixon. Born in Wallace, South Dakota, Humphrey attended the University of Minnesota. At one point he helped run his ...

Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994

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Dean Rusk (1909-1994), U.S. Secretary of State, born in Cherokee County, Georgia. From the description of University of Georgia faculty papers, 1952, 1971-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477809 Dean Rusk was born in Cherokee County, Ga., on February 9, 1909. He attended Davidson College, graduating in 1931 as a Rhodes Scholar. He then attended St. John's College, Oxford. In 1946 he became assistant chief of the Division of International Security Affairs of the U.S. De...

Collins, Michael, 1930-2021

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Michael Collins (b. October 31, 1930, Rome, Italy) is an American astronaut and test pilot. He was on the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Collins was also the director of the National Air and Space Museum and served as the undersecretary of the Smithsonian Institution....

Aquino, Corazon Cojuangco

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Celeste, Richard F., 1937-

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Richard F. "Dick" Celeste (b. Nov. 11, 1937, Cleveland, OH) was governor of Ohio, diplomat, and politician. He graduated from Yale University (1959) and received a Rhodes Scholarship to study at Exeter College, Oxford University. After, he served as staff liaison in Peace Corps as assistant to Chester Bowles. He was elected to Ohio House of Representatives (1970) and later Lieutenant Governor of Ohio (1974). Celeste was appointed director of Peace Corps by Pres. Jimmy Carter (1979-1981). Later, ...

Warren, Earl, 1891-1974

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Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. From the description of Earl Warren papers, 1864-1974 (bulk 1953-1974). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982564 Biographical Note 1891, May 19 Born, Los Angeles, Calif. 1912 B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Calif. ...

Ruppe, Loret M. (Loret Miller), 1936-1996

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Loret Miller Ruppe (b. Jan. 3, 1936, Milwaukee, WI–d. Aug. 7, 1996, Bethesda, MD) was the great-grandfather, Frederick Miller founded Miller Brewing Company. She attended Marymount College, New York, and Marquette University, Milwaukee before marrying Pilip Ruppe and moving to Houghton, MI. Her husband was elected to Congress in 1966. Loret Ruppe was appointed as Peace Corps Director, 1981, by Ronald Reagan and served until 1989. She was then appointed Ambassador to Norway by George HW Bush, 198...

Payton, Carolyn R., 1925-2001

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Carolyn R. Payton (b. May 13, 1925, Norfolk, VA–d. April 11, 2001, Washington, DC) was the first woman and first black director of Peace Corps (1977-1978). She attended Bennett College and received a MS in clinical psychology from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and an Ed.D. in counseling and student administration from Columbia University, Teachers College. Before the Peace Corps she taught psychology at Livingstone College in Salisbury, N.C., Virginia State University, Howard University, ...

Armstrong, Neil, 1930-2012

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Neil Alden Armstrong (b. August 5, 1930, Wapakoneta, OH - d. August 25, 2012, Cincinnati, OH) was an American aviator and a former astronaut, test pilot, aerospace engineer, university professor, and United States Naval Aviator. He was the first person to set foot on the Moon. ...

Meir, Golda, 1898-1978

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Meir was born in Russia, emigrated to the U.S. and came to Milwaukee in 1906 with her family. Throughout her life, she was a dedicated Zionist. In Feb. 1969 she became Israel's fourth Prime Minister, at the age of 71. From the description of Papers, [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014315 ...

Paul VI, Pope, 1897-1978

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Pope Paul VI was born Giovanni Battista Montini on Sept. 26, 1897 in Concesio, Italy. He entered seminary in 1916 and was named archbishop of Milan in 1955. He was named Pope in 1963. Pope Paul VI died on Aug. 6, 1978 while visiting summer residence, Castel Gandolfo, after a heart attack....

Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932-2009

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Edward Moore Kennedy (b. Feb. 22, 1932, Boston, Mass.-d. Aug. 25, 2009), graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in government in 1956, and received his LL.B. from the University of Virginia in 1959. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was elected democratic senator from Massachusetts in 1962, served until his death in August 2009. He was the Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County from 1961 to 1962, and sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1980....

Winfield, Dave, 1951-

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Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016

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Muhammad Ali (b. Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., January 17, 1942, Louisville, KT-d. June 3, 2016, Scottsdale, AZ) began training as an amateur boxer when he was 12 years old. At 18 he won a gold medal in the light heavyweight division at the 1960 Summer Olympics and turned professional later that year. After converting to Island, he changed his name to Muhammad Ali. During the Vietnam War he refused to be drafted into the U.S. military, citing his religious beliefs and opposition to American involv...

Blatchford, Joseph H., 1934-

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Joseph H. Blatchford was born June 7, 1934 in Milwaukee, WI and moved to Beverly Hills, CA as a child. He attended the University of California at Los Angeles, and has a JD from University of California at Berkeley Law School. In 1959, Blatchford went on a good will tour of Latin America which promoted him to found ACCION International to send volunteers to South America. He was appointed director of Peace Corps in 1969, by Pres. Nixon. As director, he made changes in Volunteer support services ...

Bush, Barbara, 1925-2018

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After serving as Second Lady from 1981 to 1989, Barbara Pierce Bush served as First Lady of the United States when her husband George H. W. Bush won the Presidency. She is also the mother of the 43rd President, George W. Bush, and of Florida’s 43rd Governor, Jeb Bush. Rarely has a First Lady been greeted by the American people and the press with the approbation and warmth accorded to Barbara Pierce Bush. Perhaps this is prompted by the image she calls “everybody’s grandmother.” People were co...

Thant, U, 1909-1974

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Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980

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Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and professor of law. From the description of William O. Douglas papers, 1801-1980 (bulk 1923-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068743 William O. Douglas was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939. His nearly thirty-seven year tenure as a Supreme Court justice was the longest in the history of the court. From the guide to ...

Coverdell, Paul Douglas, 1939-2000

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Paul Douglas Coverdell (1939- ), Georgia Senator (1971-1989), U.S. Peace Corps Director (1989-1991), and U.S. Senator (1993- ), born in Des Moines, Iowa. From the description of Paul D. Coverdell oral history interviews, 1989 Mar. 4 and 10. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38477626 Paul D. Coverdell (1939-2000), business owner; Republican, Georgia State Senate; Peace Corp Director; Republican, United States Senate. From the description of Paul D. C...

Vaughn, Jack Hood, 1920-2012

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Jack Hood Vaughn (b. August 18, 1920, Lame Deer, MT–d. October 29, 2012, Tuscon, AZ) was an ambassador, assistant Secretary of State, and Director of the Peace Corps. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA (1943) and an MA (1947); he also taught there and was the head boxing coach. He was also a professional boxer. In 1949 he joined the civil service as the Latin-American director of Peace Corps (1961-1964). He was subsequently the director of the Peace Corps (1966-1969) and appo...

McNamara, Robert S., 1916-2009

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U.S. secretary of defense, president of World Bank, and corporate executive. Full name: Robert Strange McNamara. From the description of Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009 (bulk 1968-2005). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132706 Robert Strange McNamara (b. 1916) was a business executive and Secretary of Defense during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. During World War II he worked on the deployment of the B-29 bomber, and served in the Army Air Forces in India, Chi...

Carter, Rosalynn, 1927-

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Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter (b. Eleanor Rosalynn Smith, August 18, 1927, Plains, GA) has worked for more than three decades to improve the quality of life for people around the world. Today, she is an advocate for mental health, caregiving, early childhood immunization, human rights, and conflict resolution through her work at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The center is a private, nonprofit institution founded by former President and Mrs. Jimmy Carter in 1982. A full partner w...