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Note : Local Identifier: chs_061 Tim Stoen (dark blue), Stephan Jones (light blue), Jim Jones (red), Patty Cartmell (holding bug), Carolyn Layton (red windbreaker), Lew Jones, (blue shirt), Archie Ijames (yellow checkered shirt), Joyce Touchette. 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Land use, Reclamation of land
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_181 Mark Gosney (left, striped shirt), Kimo Prokes (right, green shirt). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Boys
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_101 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Older people
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_176 Henry Cannon (tall boy in rear). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Performances, Play (Recreation), Pavilions
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_178 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Infants, Nursery schools, Nurseries
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_185 (l to r) unidentified, Darrell Green, Harriett Tropp, Jim Jones, unidentified, unidentified. 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Water carriers, Irrigation, Farming, Agricultural Laborers,...
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_179 Chaeoke Jones (top center, shirt with stripe), Summer Simon (front). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Infants, Nursery schools, Nurseries, Children
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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by Kirk, Charles G., Col.
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Description : Film footage of tourists in Tijuana and Agua Caliente. Includes buildings and businesses, and a few seconds of Route 66. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Tijuana (Baja California, Mexico), Agua Caliente (Baja California,...
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_145 (l to r) Jim Jones, unidentified, Lee Ingram (orange shirt), Christa Amos (far right). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Guests
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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by Unknown
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_066 (l to r) Chuck Beikman (partially blocked), Anthony Simon, Phil Blakey (partially blocked), Jerry Livingston, Les Matheson, Jim Jones. 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Clearing of land, Reclamation of land, Land use
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_096 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Boys, Group portraits
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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by Marinship (Firm)
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Description : Film made for Marinship Corporation between 1944 and 1945 documenting the Sausalito shipyard's wartime operations. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : Film box 13 Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Topics: californialightandsound, Shipbuilding--United States--20th century--History, World War,...
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_123 (l to r) Darrel Green, William Cole Klingman (partially obscured), Jimmy Bishop aka Jimbo Jones, unidentified. 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Play (Recreation), Boys
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Description : Amateur movie recording Jim Jones preaching at the Peoples Temple Church in Los Angeles during a likely healing service. Includes brief clips of scenes from the Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission in Jonestown, Guyana. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : Peoples Temple Records Call Number : MS 3800; Film reel 41 Rights : Rights are owned by the California Historical Society (CHS). CHS has given permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Peoples Temple, Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission, Jones, Jim,...
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Description : Video recording created by the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) documenting Fountaingrove Ranch in Santa Rosa, California. Note on original tape : "Fountaingrove Ranch -- Santa Rosa, with Gaye LeBaron 5-23-75" Collection Guide : Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) records Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Call Number : MS 3980; Video tape 1 Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual...
Topics: californialightandsound, Historic buildings--California--Santa Rosa, Historic American Buildings...
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_054 Among those pictured: Joyce Douglas (last row, upper right), Lianne Harris (with glasses, next to Douglas), Christa Amos (lower right, hands on thighs), Martin Amos (center right, red shirt, next to boy making peace sign), John Victor Stoen (center, in overalls), Danny Beck (center, striped shirt), Dov Lundquist (middle left, blond curly hair), Hassan Smith (partially blocked, in front of yellow balloon). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Group portraits
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_103 (l to r) Harriet Tropp, John Victor Stoen, Jim Jones, unidentified, Carolyn Layton. 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Guests, Boys
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_151 (left row) Lee Ingram (in hat), Charlie Touchette (right end), (right row) Carolyn Layton, Harriet Tropp, Russell Moton, guest, Larry Schacht, Mike Prokes. 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Pavilions, Guests
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_165 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Water carriers, Irrigation, Farming, Agricultural Laborers,...
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_199 Chuck Beikman (yellow shirt, rear). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Adults, Children, Group portraits, Walkways
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_130 (l to r) Mary Griffith, Tom Grubbs, Jan Wilsey, Ronnie Beikman, Darren Swinney. 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Agricultural facilities, Nurseries (Horticulture)
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_174 Trisha Cartmell (adult leading singing). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Singing
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_087 Ellie Beam (left), Lee Ingram (behind Beam), Mike Prokes, photographer Ricky Greene (with camera), Guyana Education official Fitz Carmichael. 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Entertaining, Guests, Government officials, Eating &...
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_155 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Agricultural productivity, Farming, Gardening,...
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_121 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Construction, Utility poles
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_183 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_163 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Agricultural productivity, Farming, Gardening, Agricultural...
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_099 Martin Amos (middle). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Boys, Play (Recreation)
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_167 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Guests, Diplomats, Government officials
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_083 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Houses, Dwellings
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_152 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Eating & drinking
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_169 Anthony Simon (center), Phil Blakey (far right). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Agricultural productivity, Farming, Agricultural Laborers,...
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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by Hamber, Jane
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Description : Film footage of the 1965 March 17 opening day festivities for the Trade Fair department store in Napa County. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
Topics: californialightandsound, Department stores--California--Napa County, home movie
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by Unknown
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_081 Jim Jones (seated left), Charlie Touchette (seated right), Tommy Bogue (front), Phil Blakey (standing rear). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Meetings
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_057 Among those pictured: Tad Schroeder (front), Hassan Smith (center, facing camera), Dov Lundquist (blond child, rear left), Danny Beck (red hair, third from back), Debbie Schroeder (adult woman in rear), Scott Thomas (adult man, very back). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Group portraits
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_173 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Birds, Animals
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_175 Trisha Cartmell (adult in back, center). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Play (Recreation)
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_200 Eileen McCann (front, right). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Women, Cookery, Food
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_091 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Entertainment, Concerts, Singing, Singers, Pavilions,...
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Description : Amateur movie recording Jonestown children at school, singing, and dancing, and women making dolls and stuffed animals. Also includes footage of Jonestown products, including wooden toys, children's games, and soap. Films like this were recorded by Peoples Temple to promote the agricultural mission and encourage migration to Jonestown. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Collection Guide : Peoples Temple Records Call Number : MS 3800; Film reel 33 Rights : Rights are owned by...
Topics: californialightandsound, Peoples Temple, Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission, home movie
Note : Local Identifier: chs_106 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Clinics, Physicians, Guests
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_058 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Churches
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_037 (l to r) Maryann Casanova, Darlene Ramey, Florida Johnson, Connie Frohm, Billy Oliver. 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Audiences, Outdoor religious services, Bus travel, Women
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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by Peoples Temple
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Note : Much of the footage after 00:01:55 is overexposed. Description : Amateur movie recording early Jonestown scenes, including residents sharing a large meal together. Films like this were recorded by Peoples Temple to promote the agricultural mission and encourage migration to Jonestown. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Collection Guide : Peoples Temple Records Call Number : MS 3800; Film reel 12 Rights : Rights are owned by the California Historical Society (CHS). CHS has given...
Topics: californialightandsound, Peoples Temple, Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission, home movie
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by Peoples Temple
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Note : Much of the footage after 00:01:55 is overexposed. Description : Amateur movie recording a children's parade in Jonestown, with children in costume, playing. Films like this were recorded by Peoples Temple to promote the agricultural mission and encourage migration to Jonestown. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Collection Guide : Peoples Temple Records Call Number : MS 3800; Film reel 28 Rights : Rights are owned by the California Historical Society (CHS). CHS has given permission...
Topics: californialightandsound, Peoples Temple, Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission, home movie
Note : Local Identifier: chs_072 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Monkeys, Clearing of land, Reclamation of land, Construction
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_025 (l to r) Eileen Renee Jackson, Pinkie Jones (orange top), Vera Ingram (Biddulph), Judy Flowers , woman in pink dress at left, Rennie Kice. 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Eating & drinking, Picnics, Teenagers
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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by Unknown
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_080 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Play (Recreation), Playgrounds, Boys
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_172 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Water carriers, Irrigation, Farming, Agricultural Laborers,...
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_105 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Storage facilities, Stockrooms, Equipment & supplies
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Description : Film footage of a Golden Gate Bridge celebration. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright...
Topics: californialightandsound, Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, Calif.), San Francisco (Calif.), home...
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by Peoples Temple
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Description : Amateur movie recording a children's parade in Jonestown, with children in costume, playing. Films like this were recorded by Peoples Temple to promote the agricultural mission and encourage migration to Jonestown. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Collection Guide : Peoples Temple Records Call Number : MS 3800; Film reel 29 Rights : Rights are owned by the California Historical Society (CHS). CHS has given permission to provide access to the digitized work online....
Topics: californialightandsound, Peoples Temple, Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission, home movie
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Note : Very dark for evening material at end. Description : Amateur movie recording young men playing basketball and children playing at Jonestown. Films like this were recorded by Peoples Temple to promote the agricultural mission and encourage migration to Jonestown. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Collection Guide : Peoples Temple Records Call Number : MS 3800; Film reel 25 Rights : Rights are owned by the California Historical Society (CHS). CHS has given permission to provide access...
Topics: californialightandsound, Peoples Temple, Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission, home movie
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_135 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Men, Tractors, Agricultural Laborers, Agricultural machinery...
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_073 (l to r) Jerry Livingston, unidentified, Phil Blakey, Al Touchette, Debbie Touchette (partially obscured), Charlie Touchette (partially obscured). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Boys, Teenagers
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_071 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Older people
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_082 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Aerial views
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_070 (l to r) Jim Jones, unidentified, Davis Solomon, Kevan Grubbs, Ronnie Beikman, Jerome Simon. 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Construction, Boys, Teenagers
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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by Peoples Temple
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Description : Amateur movie recording Jonestown nursery and school scenes, including women and infants in the Jonestown nursery, women reading to and singing with children, and children in the Jonestown school. Films like this were recorded by Peoples Temple to promote the agricultural mission and encourage migration to Jonestown. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Collection Guide : Peoples Temple Records Call Number : MS 3800; Film reel 13 Rights : Rights are owned by the California...
Topics: californialightandsound, Peoples Temple, Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission, home movie
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_107 Brian Bouquet (sax), Dianna Wilkinson (with microphone), John Harris (trumpet). 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Entertainment, Musicians, Concerts, Performances, Pavilions,...
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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by Armor, Albert
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Description : This film depicts Bill Armor's first birthday and first haircut; playing with sister Anne at their Corcoran home; and a family trip to their cabin at Doyle Spring Association. Note inside original container : "Corcoran 1946, Doyle's 1946, Playing in water, Bills First Haircut 1946. Do not show to strangers Bill -- nude". Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
Topics: californialightandsound, Amateur films, home movie
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Description : Amateur movie recording two women singers and a band performing at the Jonestown pavilion. The second singer is Deanna Wilkinson. Films like this were recorded by Peoples Temple to promote the agricultural mission and encourage migration to Jonestown. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Collection Guide : Peoples Temple Records Call Number : MS 3800; Film reel 22 Rights : Rights are owned by the California Historical Society (CHS). CHS has given permission to provide access to...
Topics: californialightandsound, Peoples Temple, Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission, home movie
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Note : Tramlines and rubs, dirty tape splices. Description : Amateur movie recording Jim Jones showing and describing supplies and provisions in the Jonestown warehouse. Films like this were recorded by Peoples Temple to promote the agricultural mission and encourage migration to Jonestown. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Collection Guide : Peoples Temple Records Call Number : MS 3800; Film reel 23 Rights : Rights are owned by the California Historical Society (CHS). CHS has given...
Topics: californialightandsound, Peoples Temple, Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission, Jones, Jim,...
Description : Film footage of the first game of the Gay Community Softball League, playing against the San Francisco Police Department in 1974. Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film: Super 8mm Rights : Rights are owned by the California Historical Society (CHS). CHS has given permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of CHS. All requests to reproduce, publish,...
Topics: californialightandsound, San Francisco (Calif.), home movie
Note : Local Identifier: chs_076 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Boys, Girls
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_088 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Children, Entertainment, Dance, Dancers, Pavilions, Stages...
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_028 (l to right) Jim Randolph (next to VW bug, right front tire), Archie Ijames ( in front of VW), Jack Arnold Beam (center) behind Laura Johnston (blue dress, in profile), Cleveland Jackson (in black shirt, sandals) Cleve Swinney (far right) behind Don Swinney. 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Bus travel, Buses
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_085 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Lawyers, Meetings, Guests
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_126 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Young adults, Girls, Dormitories, Dwellings, Housing
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_009 (l to r) Judy Ijames, Norman Ijames, Mr. Richardson, Rosie Ijames, Archie Ijames, unidentified, Kathy Stahl. 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Eating & drinking
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_142 (l to r) Jerry Livingston, Greg Frost, Les Matheson (seated), Phil Blakey. 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Young adults, Clearing of land, Reclamation of land, Land use
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
Note : Local Identifier: chs_144 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Agricultural productivity, Farming, Agricultural Laborers,...
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
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Note : Leader section in film from 00:03:17-00:03:26. Description : Amateur movie recording an early visit of Jim and Marceline Jones to Jonestown, including footage of their arrival and of Jonestown residents promoting the settlement. Includes aerial views of Georgetown and Jonestown. Films like this were recorded by Peoples Temple to promote the agricultural mission and encourage migration to Jonestown. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Collection Guide : Peoples Temple Records Call...
Topics: californialightandsound, Peoples Temple, Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission, Jones, Jim,...
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Note : Local Identifier: chs_115 35mm color slide.
Topics: californiarevealed, Peoples Temple, Construction, Dwellings, Housing, Dormitories
Source: Slide: 1 Page of 1
California Historical Society
by Adams, Thomas Caldwell
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Description : Film footage of San Francisco, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower, ferries in San Francisco Bay, and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge; shipwreck near Seal Rocks; Los Angeles County, including Colorado Street Bridge and streets; highway tunnels; Pony Express plaque; Hotel Riverside; water treatment plant; laboratory (probably at Cal Tech). Includes footage of city and government buildings as yet unidentified. Note : Film dates from circa 1925-1935. Source : 1 Reel of...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Shipwrecks, Los Angeles County (Calif.), San Francisco (Calif.), home movie