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Person standing outside red cargo van. Person wears EDS hat and face mask

Actions Speak Louder than Words

  Written by Amy Sparks, Registrar   In the van, on our way to a homeless shelter, Major Cheri Hobbins ...

Salvation Army offiers wearing face masks bow their heads in prayer, one holds sign honoring George Floyd

A Fearless Church

Minneapolis, MN Prayer Walk, June 2, 2020. Images courtesy Northern Division. Written by Jolie Diepenhorst, Curator   The world is ...

A group of men and women posing with US flags and a wreath decorated with glowers and doughnuts

A New Chapter in Doughnut Day History

  This oh so tasty annual event is generally said to have begun over 80 years ago on June 6, ...

A group of adults, nurses and babies are seated and standing on the front porch of a building.

The Last Best Friend – The Salvation Army’s Offer of Hope

Babies, officers and advisory board members sit in front of the Omaha, NE Booth Memorial Home and Hospital, c. 1920s. ...

A woman wearing a hat and coat smiles for the camera while packing a cardboard box with food.

Unmasking an Experience during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Written by Amy Sparks, Registrar I find I often use objects to navigate, understand, and reflect on life. While I ...

A Million Acts of Kindness

“One of my favorite things in the collection is this photo (shown above) from WWII. It represents such a volatile ...

A Salvation Army canteen vehicle shown coming off of a United States Air Force cargo plane.

There When You Need Them

“Every time I see this photo, I get misty.  Because it means that the cavalry has just arrived.” – Nanci ...