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A photograph showing an exhibit gallery


Photograph showing two women wearing facemasks. The women are talking and pointing to a museum exhibit case. Other people can be seen in the backgground.


Photograph showing the interior of an exhibit gallery. Exhibit cases can be seen in the background with artifacts inside. One of the cases is decorated to look like a log camp cabin. In the foreground is a tent with artificial fire and bench.


Adjutant Helen McClellen and Miss Betty Tenney serving servicemen from mobile unit photographed September 10 1942


Photograph of a World War I soldier seated at a table with writing material and a dominoes set in front of him. He holds a pen and looks at a blank piece of paper as if deciding what to write in a letter.


Photograph showing an open drawer holding several Salvation Army pins. Each pin is in an individual small paper box.


A cartoon showing a World War I soldier eating a doughnut and holding a splashing cup of coffee. Text reads "Doughnuts Today at 4.30 pm."
Chicago Freedom Center officers. Left to Right: Captain Elis Pomales-Morales, Captain Ada Diaz Fajardo, Envoy Tyrone Staggers, Captains Corey and Nikki Hughes.

“All Are Welcome Here! And We Mean Everybody!”

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The Amazing Life of Solomon D. Rages

During his seventy-five years, Solomon D. Rages experienced some of the most significant and ...

Museum Received 2023 AASLH Award of Excellence

Recently, The Salvation Army Central Territory Museum was recognized with an Award of Excellence ...

A photograph of a silver tall bike as found in an abandoned workroom

A Not-So-Standard Standard Bike

For the past 102 years, The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) facility at ...