COMMANDER SALVATION ARMY in FRANCE AUTOGRAPHED PHOTO c1918. COMMANDER OF THE SALVATION ARMY in FRANCE DURING THE GREAT WAR AUTOGRAPHED PHOTO c1918. BOLDLY AUTOGRAPHED BY EVANGELINE BOOTH b. 1950 IN BLACK FOUNTAIN PEN. EVANGELINE BOOTH WAS THE COMMANDER OF THE SALVATION ARMY DURING THE GREAT WAR LATER TO BECOME THE 4th GENERAL of the SALVATION ARMY.
FROM 1934 to1939 FIRST WOMEN TO HOLD THE POST. POSING HERE IN HER U. COMMANDERS UNIFORM OF THE SALVATION ARMY WEARING HER SALVATION ARMY MEDAL FOR LONG AND FAITHFUL SERVICE, LATER IN 1919 SHE WOULD BE AWARDED THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL BY THE U. BOOTH WAS ONE OF THE VERY FEW CIVILIAN WOMEN TO BE AWARED. In August 1917, despite the differences between Commander Evangeline Booth and US General Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF), the first of 250 Salvationists left New York for the front line of the Great War in France.They soon won the confidence of the troops. Through the her command provision of canteens, hostels, rest rooms during the war, and afterwards on the provision of care and accommodation for the returning forces were made. CONDITION IS EXTREMELY FINE WHILE ON THE REVERSE A SMALL PERIOD INK SPOT, OBSOLETE LABEL AND STAMPS ON THE REVERSE (NONE AFFECTING THE IMAGE ON THE FRONT). SHARP FOCUS WITH VERY GOOD CONTRAST. OUTSIDE DIMENSIONS: W 7 1/4" x H 9 3/4". PHOTOGRAPHER (IN THE NEGATIVE ON THE LOWER LEFT CORNER) : Ira L. Hill (Studio New York, New York). THIS IS NOT A COPY OR REPRODUCTION. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\United States\Photographs". The seller is "topcat2001565758590" and is located in this country: US.
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