The Cast of Characters
Photos and Bios of the Holy Rollers
1906 Editorial Calling for Gun Control
After Multiple Murders Involving the Holy Rollers
Oregon Insane Asylum
Where the Holy Rollers Were Committed
1906 Autopsies Of Holy Rollers
Forensics Before CSI
Holy Roller Bizarre Divorce Decree
Hartley describes trying to kill his wife's lover
Oregon State Penitentiary
Where Creffield Was Incarcerated
Creffield Vs. Crefeld
The Salvation Army Opening Fire in 1886
Holy Roller Theology
Reverend Knapp's Bible Songs of Salvation & Victory
Songs Sung by the Holy Rollers
Robert Blodgett lived in Corvallis, Oregon, and was long been interested in the Creffield story. He originally became aware of it through conversations with several long-time denizens of the city while he was a graduate student at Oregon State University in the 1980's. Subsequent research into the story led to thousands of hours spent staring at old newspapers on microfilm readers and many visits and much correspondence with numerous archives in the Pacific Northwest.
By profession Blodgett is a paleontologist/stratigrapher unraveling the fossil and rock record of ancient western North America.
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