Tag: United States Peace Corps

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“Archiving Your Peace Corps History”: A Presentation at the 2013 Peace Corps Connect Conference

  by Christina Lehman Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivist I was pleased to participate in the Peace Corps Connect conference held in Boston on June 28-29. This event was the second annual gathering of the National Peace Corps Association. Because President Kennedy established the Peace Corps in 1961, the Kennedy Library has several archival collections pertaining to…

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The Peace Corps Goes to the Yarm School

  by Maura Porter, Declassification Archivist Recently I had the pleasure of speaking to a group of intelligent and committed young students at the Yarm School in northern England. My goddaughter is a student at the school and she asked me to speak about President Kennedy when I visited with her and her family on…