The Kidnapping of Aimee Semple McPherson


Subject:
Crime , Women , Religion , Kidnapping

Description:
Historical essay about the 1926 disappearance of evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson, "[who] claimed that she had been kidnapped, tortured, drugged, and held for ransom in a shack in Mexico." Provides brief background on "Sister Aimee," who founded the Pentecostal mission Foursquare Gospel in 1922, and the rumors surrounding the 1926 events. Includes references. From the University of Southern California (USC) Information Services Division.

Publisher:
University of Southern California (USC)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.usc.edu/libraries/archives/la/scandals/aimee.html


PID= res:lii-20765