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Florence Booth. Born in Monmouthshire as Florence Eleanor Soper (her father having the odd first name of 'Isabell'). Joined the Salvation Army in 1880 and met Bramwell through his sister Catherine, marrying him in 1882, after which she took charge of all the SA's women's social work. When Bramwell's mother died in 1890 Florence took on the role of the SA's first lady. Died at home in Berkshire.

Born in Monmouthshire as Florence Eleanor Soper (her father…

Did you know? The Salvation Army has been featured or mentioned in of Hollywood movies over the years.

drum in the band room at Salvation Army, Barking

drum in the band room at Salvation Army, Barking

Lovely historical posters from the Salvation Army of Lassies handing out free doughnuts to the soldiers. #NDD

Did you know that Salvation Army Doughnuts were fried inside soldiers' helmets? TSA has no problem with creativity during times of need!

Photo shows Bramwell Booth the second General of the Salvation Army, with his sister Evangeline (Eva) Booth during parade which accompanied Bramwell to his ship to return to England. Bramwell had been in New York City for the Salvation Army's convention.

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William Booth, Methodist minister who in 1878 founded The Salvation Army to preach and give help, shelter and food to the poor.

Bain News Service,, publisher.  Raising Xmas fund for Salvation Army  [between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]  1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.  Notes:  Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).  Format:  Glass negatives.  Rights Info:  No known restrictions on publication.  Repository:  Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA…

Bain News Service,, publisher. Raising Xmas fund for Salvation Army [between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915] 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes: Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Format: Glass negatives. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA…

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