What’s New?

This page lists articles, tapes, documents and resources which have been added to this website within the past 15 months. Previous pages with substantive revisions are listed in italics. (Note: This does not include entries from the jonestown report, an annual publication featuring articles, remembrances, personal reflections, and artistic interpretations of Peoples Temple.)

Artists’ Contributions

Jack Arnold Beam, Father Knows Best (October 2020)

—–, I Can’t Pretend Anymore (December 2020)


Ida Albudy: A Biographical Sketch (December 2020)

Brian Bouquet: A Biographical Sketch, by John Gilderbloom (December 2020)

Lois Breidenbach: A Son’s Memories, by Harlan Breidenbach (December 2020)

Wesley Breidenbach: My Younger Brother, by Harlan Breidenbach (December 2020)

Patty Cartmell: A Biographical Sketch, by Kathy (Tropp) Barbour (December 2020)

Rhonda Denise Fortson: Pouring Everything Into Life, by Hue Fortson (January 2021)

Peter Holmes: A Biographical Sketch, by Kathy (Tropp) Barbour (December 2020)

Anita Ijames Kelley: A Biographical Sketch, by Laura Johnston Kohl (December 2020)

Tony Linton Lacy: A Remembrance, by Susan (Flint) Rajkumar (December 2020)

Carol Stahl: A Sweet, Calm Presence, by Laura Johnston Kohl (December 2020)

Janet Tupper: A Biographical Sketch, by Kathy (Tropp) Barbour (December 2020)

Personal Reflections

Listening to the skeptical side, by Doug Lashley (December 2020)

Jonestown in the Arts

Jim Jones’ Peoples Temple examined in new play ‘White Nights, Black Paradise’, by Wanda Sabir (December 2020)

Silent Command 94: Hurry, My Children: A Jonestown and Peoples Temple Audio History, a podcast by Mike Appelstein, with a discussion of the program and listing of sources here (December 2020)


Commentary and Opinion

Conspiracies sell…but who’s buying?, by Henri Helander (December 2020)

Online Resources

Peoples Temple Photo Gallery

Frequently Asked Questions

Primary Sources

Jim Jones Transcript at Indiana and Butler Universities (January 2020)

Wings of Deliverance Articles of Incorporation (January 2020)

Corporate Seal of Wings of Deliverance (January 2020)

Peoples Temple Solicitation Permit (January 2020)

Peoples Temple Acquisition of Church Properties in San Francisco and Los Angeles (January 2020)

Peoples Temple and Carolyn Pickering (December 2019)

Posters Announces Jones Appearance in Chicago (January 2020)

Peoples Temple Promotional Booklet (January 2020)

Endorsements of Peoples Temple After New West (January 2020)

Writings of Lynetta Jones in Jonestown (July 2020)

Peoples Temple and Kathy Hunter (January 2020)

Joe Mazor’s Criminal Record (January 2020)

The Departure of Teri Buford (January 2020)

Rick Cordell Re: JJ, an interview (January 2020)

Early Draft of Temple History and Conspiracies Against It (January 2020)

Affidavits on the Paternity of John Victor Stoen (June 2020)

Guyana Court Records on John Victor Stoen (June 2020)

The State Department Cables on the Stoen Custody Case (February 2020)

The Stoens, the U.S. Embassy, the State Department, and Congress (June 2020)

State Department Cables on Leo Ryan’s Trip (January 2020)

American Embassy Reports Ryan’s Assassination (March 2020)

Peoples Temple Lists of Jonestown Dead (January 2020)

U.S.-Receiver Agreement on Recovery of Foreign Assets (January 2020)

Col. William Cowan Report on Autopsies to Justice Department, April 24, 1979 (January 2020)

Congressional Tributes to Leo Ryan (January 2020)

John Roberts Memo to Fred Fielding (1983) (January 2020)

Findings, Analysis and Inventory of the Peoples Temple Agricultural Settlement (text) (November 2020)

California Attorney General Report of Investigation of People’s Temple (January 2020)

The NBC Videotapes: Pathway to Oblivion (November 2020)

The Murders of Al and Jeannie Mills (May 2020)

Joe Holsinger and His Questions on Jonestown (January 2020)

“The Penal Colony” (January 2020)

The Campaign to Release Larry Layton from Federal Prison (January 2020)

The Freedom of Information Act and Jonestown

Jonestown Research

Map of Proposed Leasehold (January 2020)


Q 218 Jones Sermon, San Francisco (1974) (December 2019)

Q 225 Jones reads news of August 7, 1978 (May 2020)

Q 229 Jones reads news of August 15, 1978 (May 2020)

Q 244 Jones reads news of August 8, 1978 (May 2020)

Q 254 Jones reads news of August 17, 1978 (May 2020)

Q 257 Jones reads news of September 22, 1978 (May 2020)

Q 263 Jones reads news of July 14, 1978 (May 2020)

Q 281 Jones reads news of August 14, 1978 (May 2020)

Q 282 Jones reads news of September 23, 1978 (May 2020)

Q 301 Jones reads news, early April 1978 (December 2019)

Q 305 Jones presents tape of Barbara Walters interview with Castro (December 2019)

Q 311 Jones reads news of July 19, 1978 (May 2020)

Q 324 Jones reads news, July 10 or 11, 1978 (December 2019)

Q 364 Jones reads news, July 13, 1978 (December 2019)

Q 390 Jones reads news, May 21, 1978 (December 2019)

Q 433 Jones reads news of July 27, 1978 (May 2020)

Q 603 Tish Leroy reads Jim Jones astrological chart (#1) (December 2019)

Q 604 Tish Leroy reads Jim Jones astrological chart (#2) (December 2019)

Q 949 Council meeting, Jones criticizes members (1972 or 1973) (December 2019)

Q 1031A Jones Sermon, Redwood Valley (1972) (December 2019)

Originally posted on January 5th, 2013.

Last modified on January 5th, 2021.
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