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Peoples Temple Collection; Box 28, Virtual Item 8, Item 8: Q1053-Pt.6- Redwood Valley radio addresses | Special Collections & University Archives

Peoples Temple Collection; Box 28, Virtual Item 8, Item 8: Q1053-Pt.6- Redwood Valley radio addresses
early 1970's

This tape was one of the 53 tapes initially withheld from public disclosure.

This tape consists of three relatively short radio messages, two by Jim Jones and the third by an unknown member of the Temple. Although there is no date on the tape, and no mention of events to give it specific context, both Jones and the unidentified member speak of the Redwood Valley Temple as the hub of operations — Jones calls it a "Garden of Eden" — and the last sentence of Jones’ second address asks for help in building a facility in San Francisco. This puts the recording in the early 1970s.

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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Found in:
The Jonestown Institute
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