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  • Reminiscences of Lomaland: Interview

    ...the things that Katherine Tingley inaugurated that has spread all over the country now—school orchestras and bands. We were the first one that had them. She started that. Now...

    “Starved and Treated Like Convicts”

    ...been dramatically rescued to tell her story.2 The leader of the Point Loma community, Katherine Tingley, immediately filed a lawsuit against the newspaper, alleging the story was “false, malicious,...

    Annie Besant’s Lecture Tour of San Diego

    ...thought popular at the turn of the century. Mrs. Annie Besant, spiritual leader of the Theosophical Society, and Mme. Katherine Tingley, leader of the secessionist United Brotherhood of Theosophists,...

    LETTERS

    ...there are two matters to which I must take exception: It is true that Katherine Tingley was sued by Irene Mohn for the alienation of the affections of her...