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[Aerial views of Georgetown, Jonestown scenes], circa 1974-1978

 Item — Box: 44
Identifier: Series 6

  • 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)' />

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Film reel 27. Amateur movie recording aerial views of Georgetown, Guyana, and Jonestown scenes, including crops, the chimpanzee Mr. Muggs' cage, and buildings. Films like this were recorded by Peoples Temple to promote the agricultural mission and encourage migration to Jonestown.

Dates

  • circa 1974-1978

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Sealed and closed until 2046: [Peoples Temple meeting], Thanksgiving meeting, Nov. 25, 1971, Reel 1, Video Tape 04, Box 43. [Peoples Temple meeting, Los Angeles], 11-27-71, #2, Video Tape 10, Box 43. [Peoples Temple meeting], Reel #3, 11/27/71, L.A. meeting, Video Tape 03, Box 43.

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)

Extent

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)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Recorded on Super 8mm film. Original reel is restricted for preservation purposes; researchers must use digital reproduction at Internet Archive.

Repository Details

Part of the California Historical Society Repository

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