ID#: 16997
Description: Caption:
This is the ninth in a series of images, PHIL 16989 through 17013, depicting a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Public Health Library and Information Center (PHLIC) exhibit entitled, Bringing the World Home: CDC’s Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) Celebrate Peace Corps Week 02/23/14 – 03/01/14. This wooden cowbell was acquired by RPCV, Vince Radke, during his 1970–1974 tour in Ethiopia’s largest southwestern city, Jimma. Appearing like a hat, this hemispherical bell was equipped with a hemp rope handle at its apex, and was marked by a carved midline zigzag pattern as well.
Additional Information:
The exhibit was supported by the proposed CDC/ATSDR Peace Corps Work Group, and was designed to support the Third Goal of the Peace Corps, which strives to bring the culture of countries served back home to the United States. If you are a RPCV or Staff, and would like to be added to the CDC/ATSDR Peace Corps Work Group (proposed), please send an email to
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Vince Radke; Victoria Burchfield, MLIS
Creation Date: 2014
Photo Credit: Victoria Burchfield; MLIS
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.