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Photographs of Peoples Temple in the United States and Guyana, 1967-1978
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Table of contents What's This?

Albums 1-5

Photographic Prints 1967-1978

Extent: 1131 photographic print reproductions
Albums 6-8

Slides 1967-1978

Extent: 1225 color slides
 

Digital Images 1967-1978

Extent: 200 digital images

Contents

A selection of 200 images scanned from the collection. For more images of Peoples Temple and Jonestown, visit or contact the California Historical Society.
 

PC 010.01.0005 Peoples Temple members working in vineyard, Redwood Valley, California 1968 June

 

PC 010.01.0008 Construction of Peoples Temple church, Redwood Valley, California 1968 June

 

PC 010.01.0016 Church members preparing food, Peoples Temple church, Redwood Valley, California 1969 June

 

PC 010.01.0023 Children's performance, Peoples Temple church, Redwood Valley, California 1969 June

 

PC 010.01.0026 Children with pony, Peoples Temple church, Redwood Valley, California 1969 October

 

PC 010.01.0029 Peoples Temple members swimming in church swimming pool, Redwood Valley, California 1969 November

 

PC 010.01.0034 Construction of Peoples Temple church, Redwood Valley, California 1969 December

 

PC 010.01.0036 Peoples Temple choir and band, Benjamin Franklin High School (?), San Francisco, California 1972 May

 

PC 010.01.0043 Church dinner, Peoples Temple church, Redwood Valley, California 1970 February

 

PC 010.01.0044 Church members in audience, Peoples Temple church, Redwood Valley, California 1970 February

 

PC 010.01.0047 Church members performing skit, Peoples Temple church, Redwood Valley, California 1970 April

 

PC 010.01.0052 Dance, Peoples Temple church, Redwood Valley, California 1970 June

 

PC 010.01.0054 Church picnic, Peoples Temple church, Redwood Valley, California 1969 October

 

PC 010.01.0065 Peoples Temple members, Redwood Valley?, California 1971 February

 

PC 010.01.0070 Peoples Temple members at rest stop during a bus trip 1972 February

 

PC 010.01.0072 Stained glass window, Peoples Temple church, Redwood Valley, California 1973 January

 

PC 010.01.0074 Unidentified Peoples Temple member working in vineyard, Redwood Valley, California 1973 October

 

PC 010.01.0080 Peoples Temple members working in vineyard, Redwood Valley, California 1973 October

 

PC 010.01.0085 Peoples Temple members working in vineyard, Redwood Valley, California 1973 October

 

PC 010.01.0088 Danny Curtin and Debbie Curtin (Evans), Peoples Temple members, working in vineyard, Redwood Valley, California 1973 October

 

PC 010.01.0108 Peoples Temple members Shirley Smith and Claudia Norris, Redwood Valley (?), California 1974 September

 

PC 010.01.0109 Peoples Temple members at rest stop, possibly Buttonwillow, California, on bus trip 1974 August

 

PC 010.02.0148 James Evans (top) and Irvin Perkins, Peoples Temple members, in church garage, Redwood Valley (?), California 1975 August

 

PC 010.02.0154 Peoples Temple members dining, Redwood Valley, California circa 1969

 

PC 010.02.0150 Peoples Temple members dining, Redwood Valley, California circa 1970-1975

 

PC 010.02.0153 Peoples Temple members dining, Redwood Valley, California circa 1969

 

PC 010.02.0155 Peoples Temple members boarding bus, Redwood Valley, California early 1970s

 

PC 010.02.0156 Peoples Temple members boarding buses, Redwood Valley, California early 1970s

 

PC 010.02.0162 Jim Jones addressing unknown group, with Peoples Temple members in audience, location unknown 1976 July

 

PC 010.02.0174 Peoples Temple members and children resting on bus trip, Washington, D.C. 1976 July

 

PC 010.02.0176 Young members of Peoples Temple at the beach, location unknown 1976 July

 

PC 010.02.0178 Peoples Temple members in audience, location unknown 1976 July

 

PC 010.02.0181 Peoples Temple members resting on bus trip, Washington, D.C. 1976 July

 

PC 010.02.0183 Young members of Peoples Temple at the beach, location unknown 1976 July

 

PC 010.02.0184 Peoples Temple members, on bus trip to Washington, D.C. 1976 July

 

PC 010.02.0193 Peoples Temple members at the beach, location unknown 1976 July

 

PC 010.02.0194 Peoples Temple members in audience at outside gathering, possibly in Philadephia, Pennsylvania 1976 July

 

PC 010.02.0202 Jim Jones (right) with unidentified woman, location unknown 1976 July

 

PC 010.02.0204 Senior Peoples Temple members in Washington, D.C. 1976 July

 

PC 010.02.0206 Peoples Temple members outside Capitol Building, Washington, D.C. 1976 July

 

PC 010.02.0207 Peoples Temple members visiting federal building, Washington, D.C. 1976 July

 

PC 010.02.0224 Young Peoples Temple members resting on bus trip, possibly in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1976 July

 

PC 010.02.0226 Peoples Temple members at outside gathering on bus trip, possibly in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1976 July

 

PC 010.02.0234 Peoples Temple members at outside gathering on bus trip, possibly in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1976 July

 

PC 010.03.0241 Peoples Temple members resting on bus trip, possibly in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1976 July

 

PC 010.03.0244 Peoples Temple members resting on bus trip, possibly in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1976 July

 

PC 010.03.0249 Peoples Temple members at church service, possibly in Washington, D.C. 1976 July

 

PC 010.03.0279 Peoples Temple members in Washington, D.C. 1976 July

 

PC 010.03.0283 Peoples Temple members visiting service, possibly in San Francisco, California 1976 July

 

PC 010.03.0288 Peoples Temple buses parked at rest stop circa 1975-1976

 

PC 010.03.0301 Loading cargo for Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission in Guyana, Redwood Valley, California 1975 July

 

PC 010.03.0327 Building crates for shipment of supplies to Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission in Guyana, in Peoples Temple church parking lot, San Francisco, California 1977 June

 

PC 010.03.0353 Peoples Temple member Mark Boutte studying auto repair, San Francisco, California (?) mid-1970s

 

PC 010.03.0359 Group portrait of children of Peoples Temple members mid-1970s

 

PC 010.04.0367 Peoples Temple member working in wood shop, San Francisco, California (?) mid-1970s

 

PC 010.04.0369 Peoples Temple member John Gardner working in wood shop, San Francisco, California (?) mid-1970s

 

PC 010.04.0372 Group of children with Peoples Temple members mid-1970s

 

PC 010.04.0374 Peoples Temple church sanctuary, San Francisco, California mid-1970s

 

PC 010.04.0385 Clearing land, Jonestown, Guyana 1974 January

 

PC 010.04.0383 Peoples Temple members Stephan Jones, Jimmy Jones Jr., and Lew Jones in Matthews Ridge, Guyana 1974 January

 

PC 010.04.0387 Peoples Temple members with Jim Jones, visiting new site of Jonestown, Guyana 1973 December

 

PC 010.04.0388 Peoples Temple members visiting new site of Jonestown, Guyana 1973 December

 

PC 010.04.0394 Peoples Temple members en route from Florida to Jonestown, Guyana, on Cudjoe (Peoples Temple boat) 1974 July

 

PC 010.04.0406 Early Peoples Temple settlers of Jonestown, Guyana 1974 September

 

PC 010.04.0411 Early living quarters for Peoples Temple members in Matthews Ridge, Guyana 1974 September

 

PC 010.04.0415 Clearing land, Jonestown, Guyana 1974 September

 

PC 010.04.0416 Cudjoe (Peoples Temple boat) in Port Kaituma, Guyana 1974 September

 

PC 010.04.0419 Detail from map of Guyana with boundary of Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission, or Jonestown circa 1974

 

PC 010.04.0467 Jack Barron, other Peoples Temple members on Cudjoe (Peoples Temple boat) 1975 January

 

PC 010.04.0468 Early construction, Jonestown, Guyana 1975 January

 

PC 010.04.0470 Luvenia "Mom" and David "Pop" Jackson with Jim Jones, Jonestown, Guyana 1975 January

 

PC 010.04.0471 Mr. Muggs (monkey) and Jim Jones climbing on monkey cage, Jonestown, Guyana 1974 December

 

PC 010.04.0479 Early Peoples Temple settlers of Jonestown, Guyana 1975 February

 

PC 010.05.0481 Early Peoples Temple settlers of Jonestown, Guyana 1975 February

 

PC 010.05.0494 Planting crops, Jonestown, Guyana 1975 March

 

PC 010.05.0498 Peoples Temple members David George, Joyce Touchette and Gabrielle George, Jonestown, Guyana 1975 March

 

PC 010.05.0503 Becky Beikman and Davis Solomon, Jonestown, Guyana 1975 March

 

PC 010.05.0517 Interior of cottage with bunkbed, Jonestown, Guyana 1977 March

 

PC 010.05.0520 Schoolroom, Jonestown, Guyana 1977 March (?)

 

PC 010.05.0530 Children's playground, Jonestown, Guyana 1977 March

 

PC 010.05.0531 Peoples Temple members, Jonestown, Guyana 1977 March (?)

 

PC 010.05.0536 Aerial view of Jonestown, Guyana, circa 1977 1977 March

 

PC 010.05.0547 Peoples Temple house, Lamaha Gardens, Georgetown, Guyana 1977 October

 

PC 010.05.0548 Peoples Temple members relax on Cudjoe (Peoples Temple boat), Guyana 1977 October

 

PC 010.05.0566 Charles Garry (Peoples Temple lawyer) with Jim and Marceline Jones, Jonestown, Guyana 1977 November

 

PC 010.05.0569 Woman preparing food, Jonestown, Guyana 1977 November

 

PC 010.05.0570 Jim Jones (second from right) and members of Peoples Temple entertaining Guyanese visitors, Jonestown, Guyana 1977 November

 

PC 010.05.0571 Peoples Temple children's dance performance, Jonestown, Guyana 1977 November

 

PC 010.05.0574 Peoples Temple members working in fields, Jonestown, Guyana 1977 November

 

PC 010.05.0575 Marceline and Jim Jones greet Guyanese visitors to Jonestown, Guyana 1977 November

 

PC 010.05.0580 Peoples Temple children's performance, Jonestown, Guyana 1977 November

 

PC 010.05.0583 Woman working in fields, Jonestown, Guyana 1977 November

 

PC 010.05.0584 Judy Ijames with infant Camella Griffith, the first child born in Jonestown medical clinic, Jonestown, Guyana 1977 November

 

PC 010.06.0622 Dormitories, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.06.0663 Ronnie Beikman in schoolroom, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.06.0667 Peoples Temple children in Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.06.0670 David Chaikin in garden, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.06.0691 Becky Beikman selling Jonestown produce, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.06.0701 Peoples Temple children playing, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1976-1978

 

PC 010.06.0705 Tommie Keaton (right) with unidientified Peoples Temple member, holding eggs produced in Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.07.0722 Jim Jones (center), surrounded by Peoples Temple members, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0728 Students in schoolroom, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.07.0730 Harriet Tropp, John Victor Stoen, Jim Jones, Carolyn Layton and an unidentified guest, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.07.0732 Davis Solomon (standing) and other Peoples Temple members on tractor, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0739 Supply room, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0740 A guest visiting the Jonestown clinic, with Dr. Larry Schacht (center) and Jim Jones (right), Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.07.0749 Jonestown band entertaining in pavilion, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1978

 

PC 010.07.0750 Virginia "Mom" Taylor, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.07.0751 Blackboard in schoolroom, Jonestown, Guyana 1977 July

 

PC 010.07.0754 Peter Wotherspoon with children in schoolroom, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.07.0755 David "Pop" Jackson cleaning vegetables, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0756 William and Todd Cole Klingman playing, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0757 Dorothy Solomon and unidentified child reading, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.07.0763 Charlie Touchette cutting steel, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0764 Cottages under construction, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0766 Workers loading onto truck, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0768 Jim Jones (center), surrounded by Peoples Temple members, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0771 Tom Grubbs (standing, center) with Ronnie Beikman and Martin Amos in schoolroom, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1976-1978

 

PC 010.07.0772 Luvenia "Mom" and David "Pop" Jackson, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0773 Cassava mill, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0776 Construction, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0777 David "Pop" Jackson, with Rev. James Edwards in background, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.07.0778 Peoples Temple children, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.07.0780 Peoples Temple children playing on playground, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0781 Peoples Temple members on tractor, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0785 Peoples Temple members outside of cottage, with cage of Mr. Muggs (monkey) at left, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0786 Banana harvest in cow barn, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0787 Jack Barron with seeds for planting, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0790 Georgiann Brady with parrot, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.07.0799 Peoples Temple members working in agriculture nursery, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1976-1978

 

PC 010.07.0809 Deanna Wilkinson performing, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1978

 

PC 010.07.0810 Women performing, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1978

 

PC 010.07.0821 Supply room, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0823 Peoples Temple members working, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0824 Peoples Temple members on tractor, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0826 Peoples Temple members doing laundry, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0830 Peter Wotherspoon (left) and children, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.07.0832 Construction, central housing, office, storage and shop, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.07.0836 Jonestown band performing, Georgetown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.08.0863 Peoples Temple members in parade, Georgetown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0875 Housing, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0876 First arrivals to Jonestown clearing land, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974

 

PC 010.08.0877 Construction, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0878 Peoples Temple members working in fields, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0879 Jim Jones, with Peoples Temple members and guest on tour, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977 November

 

PC 010.08.0880 Irene and James Edwards preparing food, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.08.0885 Peoples Temple members working in fields, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0886 Pig pens, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0890 Peoples Temple members working in fields, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0891 Peoples Temple members working in water brigade to irrigate crops, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0893 Guest visiting Peoples Temple leadership in pavilion, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.08.0895 Peoples Temple children eating, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0897 Peoples Temple members working in fields, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0900 Peoples Temple members working in water brigade to irrigate crops, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0902 Peoples Temple children working in fields, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0907 Mike Touchette on bulldozer, clearing land, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0910 Welcoming committee on bridge between residential and administrative areas, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0911 Wesley Breidenbach (left) and Donny Casanova working, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.08.0912 Peoples Temple members singing in pavilion, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.08.0914 Jair Baker with brick-making oven, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.08.0916 Peoples Temple members working in water brigade to irrigate crops, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0917 Irene (left) and James Edwards (center) preparing food Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.08.0920 Erin Eichler (center) and other Peoples Temple members working in fields, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.08.0922 Crops, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0924 Peoples Temple members working in water brigade to irrigate crops, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0927 Children's nursery, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0928 Richard Dwyer (right), official from U.S. Embassy in Guyana, talking with (from left) Richard Tropp, Marceline Jones and Jim Jones, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1978

 

PC 010.08.0932 Peoples Temple members clearing land, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0933 Peoples Temple members working in fields, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0934 Guyanese workers doing construction, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0936 Irene Edwards cooking cassava, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.08.0937 Peoples Temple members working in water brigade to irrigate crops, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0939 Jim Jones with toucan, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0940 Trisha Cartmell (right) and Peoples Temple children singing, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.08.0943 Peoples Temple children playing, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.08.0948 Peoples Temple children performing, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0960 Welcoming committee of Peoples Temple members and children, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.08.0967 Infants in children's nursery, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.09.0968 Children's nursery, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.09.0975 Peoples Temple children, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.09.0982 Peoples Temple children with Jim Jones, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1978

 

PC 010.09.0986 Sandy Cobb in medical clinic, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.09.0994 Peoples Temple children, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.09.0999 Al Simon (left) and Jose Simon on stage in pavilion, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1977-1978

 

PC 010.09.1000 Peoples Temple members working in water brigade to irrigate crops, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.09.1003 Crops, Jonestown, Guyana circa 1974-1978

 

PC 010.09.1057 Crops and housing, Jonestown, Guyana 1978 March

 

PC 010.09.1060 Display of toys made by Peoples Temple members for sale, Jonestown, Guyana 1978 March

 

PC 010.09.1062 Peoples Temple members harvesting eddoes, Jonestown, Guyana 1978 March

 

PC 010.09.1064 Clearing land, Jonestown, Guyana 1978 March

 

PC 010.09.1067 Peoples Temple members on tractor and trailer, Jonestown, Guyana 1975 June

 

PC 010.09.1068 Peoples Temple members repairing power lines(?), Jonestown, Guyana 1978 August

 

PC 010.09.1075 Peoples Temple seniors reading notices, Jonestown, Guyana 1978 August

 

PC 010.09.1077 Housing and crops, Jonestown, Guyana 1978 August

 

PC 010.09.1078 Housing, gardens and walkways, Jonestown, Guyana 1978 August

 

PC 010.09.1101 Peoples Temple musicians and performers, Georgetown, Guyana 1978 September

 

PC 010.10.1108 Peoples Temple musicians and performers, Georgetown, Guyana 1978 September

 

PC 010.10.1113 Bunk beds in cottage, Jonestown, Guyana 1978 September

 

PC 010.10.1128 People Temple members and children, Jonestown, Guyana 1978 September

 

PC 010.10.1131 Peoples Temple women preparing food, Jonestown, Guyana 1978 September