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Volunteer Photo Submission

Thank you for your interest in contributing to the Peace Corps Digital Library. Your contribution will help ensure that the Peace Corps’ rich legacy of service is maintained for future generations.

Are you contributing a photo that reflects your time as a Peace Corps staff member? Please submit it to our staff collection.
» Staff Photo Submission

Photo Submission Guidelines

In order to be published in the digital library, your submission must:

  • Be sensitive to the privacy concerns of individuals, including host country nationals;
  • Not malign the Peace Corps, or any other group or individual;
  • Not include inflammatory, rude or offensive language or content;
  • Not include links to or URLs for Internet sites;
  • Not be used to promote products or services;
  • Not include any personal identifying information such as Social Security numbers, phone numbers, email addresses or street addresses

Technical Requirements

  • Submit scanned and digital photos at the highest resolution and size you have available (e.g. 300 dpi)
  • Do not send .zip files
  • Do not paste photographs into an MS Word document; send only the graphics files
  • File types .jpg and .tif are accepted
  • DO NOT include spaces or special characters (&, #, !, ?, etc.) in filenames

Peace Corps reserves the right to edit or reject submissions to the digital library. For additional information and tips on selecting and submitting your photos read our Photo Ideas and Suggestions.

OMB control number 0420-0552
Expiration Date: 01/31/2016


Note: fields with an asterisk (*) are required.

Add Photo

  • Please provide as much detail as you can - where and when the photo was taken, who is in the photo, what is happening.

    [e.g. I took this photo during the first day of school celebrations on Sept. 1, 1994, at School #97 in Kanaganda, Kazakhstan. The first day of school is a major holiday in Kazakhstan. The photo shows two primary school girls handing flowers to their new teacher in the school auditorium while parents, students and teachers look on.]
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  • Upload Photo as .jpg, .jpeg, .tif or .tiff file. DO NOT include spaces or special
    characters (&, #, !, ?) in filenames.


  • * My submission adheres to the photo submission guidelines outlined above

    Contact Information

    Was your name different at the time of your Peace Corps service? Yes No

About Your Service

    Did you serve in an additional tour? Yes No

About the Digital Library Project

  • May a Peace Corps staff member contact you if we have questions about your submission?
    * Yes No
  • May we provide your contact information (email and telephone) to groups interested in contacting you for interviews, exhibits, etc? [Note: Peace Corps does not release contact information to groups for the purpose of fundraising.]
    * YesNo
  • May we contact you at a future date about contributing your original materials?
    * YesNo
  • If yes, please describe the original materials you have:
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Authorization and Agreement

  • * I accept the terms of the Peace Corps Material Submission Authorization and Agreement.


If you are experiencing difficulties submitting your materials, please email digital@peacecorps.gov to notify the system administrator.



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