Peace Corps 50th Anniversary Exhibit Opening
50 Years of Service Abroad (1961-2011)
presented by the RPCV's of Hawaii.
Bridge Gallery, Hamilton Library, UH Manoa
Jan 23rd - June 1, 2011.

Mahalo to those who joined us to celebrate the Peace Corps 50th Anniversary with fellow RPCVs and celebrate!

We opened our public gallery exhibit on Sunday, Jan 23rd with more than 120 RPCVs, Friends, former staff, and students. The exhibit features the University of Hawaii's vital role in the development of Peace Corps training and resident RPCVs. The exhibit includes historical film footage of President Kennedy and Sargent Shriver, archived photos including the Hilo Training Center, Waipio Valley training village along with personal photos, Peace Corps memorabilia and artifacts provided by local RPCVs.

The Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Hawaii would like to thank the following individuals and institutions for the development of the exhibit.


Curators: Tom Klobe and Michael B. Thomas
Curatorial Assistants: Daniel Dinges, Delmarie Klobe, Jill Baker, Grace Gilson and Julie Kirk
Designer: Chad Kikchi and Mara Nunes

University of Hawaii - Hamilton LibraryInstitutions and Collections
Paula Mochida, Head Librarian
U.S. National Archives & Records Administration
Teri Skillman-Kashyap, Events PlannerNational Peace Corps Association
Ellen Chapman, Archives & ManuscriptsSen. Spark Matsunaga Papers
Debra Dunn, Preservation Dept.Hawaiian Collection, UH Mānoa Library
Lynn Davis, Preservation Dept.Hawaii Congressional Papers: Sen. H. Fong
Jim Cartwright, Archives & Manuscripts

U.S. Peace Corps, Washington D.C.
Karen Chaput, Office of Communications
Edward Perry, Office of Communications
Keenan Marshall, George Washington University Intern
David Swanston, Photographer
Paul Conklin, Photographer
Nathan “Hale” Sargent, Public Affairs- San Francisco Regional Office

Photographers and Memorabelia
Claire Albretch, Lauren Biggs, Ellen Chapman,Tom Klobe, Delmarie Klobe, Lila Gardner, Rachelle Hall, Shelley Jackson, Michael Malinowski, Tyler McNish, Phillip Olsen, Melissa Perry, Sena Pierce, Bill Sakovich, Michael Thomas, Marisa Wong and Art Whistler.

For more information about the Peace Corps, visit OR contact
UH Campus Recruiter: Sena Pierce at 956-0439,
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