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Peoples Temple Collection; Box 8, Virtual Item 7: Q154 - Jones issues warnings to Jonestown community, October 26, 1978 | Special Collections & University Archives

Peoples Temple Collection; Box 8, Virtual Item 7: Q154 - Jones issues warnings to Jonestown community, October 26, 1978
October 26, 1978

Speaking in a voice in a much higher register than usual – one that seems hampered by fatigue or illness – Jones gives instructions and issues warnings to the Jonestown community, starting with the observation that he is very much aware of what goes on around him, in part because “I will sneak up on you at any night, any hour.… I know I can stealthily get into your house and observe what you are doing and you won’t even hardly know I’m there until you see me.” He also chastises those in relationships who are not faithful to their partners, saying that they are not “a bunch of whore or whoremongers.”

Full summary of the recording available at Alternative Considerations of Jonestown website, along with the tape transcript.

Phys. Desc:
Original audio cassette tape recording digitized and made available as .mp3 audio file.
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