Moving images, circa 1965-1978
This series will be of interest to researchers who are curious about how the Temple represented itself both to outsiders and insiders, as well as the religious doctrines that informed members’ thinking. Though heavily mediated, they provide an in-depth look into the Temple’s internal life.
- circa 1965-1978
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Conditions Governing Access
Sealed and closed until 2050: [Peoples Temple meeting], March 5, 1975, Wed nite, Video Tape 01, Box 43. [Peoples Temple meeting], 3/14/1975, Video Tape 02, Box 43. [Psychic surgery on unidentified woman's abdomen and neck], Film Reel 40, Box 44. [Peoples Temple meeting], L.A. Saturday, Video Tape 07, Box 43
Sealed for the lifetimes of the subjects: “Jim and Marcie respond to John Stoen suit from Jonestown,” Film Reel 01, Box 44 (Timothy Stoen and Grace Jones)
From the Series: 5 Linear Feet (2 record storage cartons, 1 oversize print box B, 1 large capacity CD box, 1 oversize legal document box)