Peace Corps Volunteer Working on a New Pipeline in South America

ID: SIA2011-1153

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Form/Genre: Group, candid

Date: 1973

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 264, Box 26, Folder: ACTION - Peace Corps Handbooks and Manuals

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Summary

A Peace Corps volunteer discusses a new pipeline with a local man. The pipeline will provide drainage for an agricultural project in South America. In 1970 the Smithsonian contracted with the Peace Corps to assist in establishing an international environmental program, the Smithsonian Institution-Peace Corps Environmental Program (SI-PCEP) to develop conservation, biological, and ecological projects in natural resource fields. Recruits were placed through the Office of Environmental Sciences. President John F. Kennedy had set up the Young American Peace Corps in 1961.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution-Peace Corps Environmental Program (SI-PCEP)
  • Peace Corps (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in "Volunteers in Action: Peace Corps VISTA" Handbook. For other images from this handbook, see SIA2011-1151, SIA2011-1152, SIA2011-1154, SIA2011-1155.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 264, Box 26, Folder: ACTION - Peace Corps Handbooks and Manuals

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1973

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Topic

  • Pipelines
  • Farms
  • Field work
  • Voluntarism
  • Agriculture
  • South America--Field work
  • Farmers
  • Irrigation

Place

South America

Form/Genre

  • Group, candid
  • Document

ID Number

SIA2011-1153

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 4.5w x 4h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Document

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