The Salvation Army became an innovator during the 19th century at using hand-colored slides to document and promote their service. The early projectors or lanterns they used were illuminated by gas-heated lime-blocks. Naturally, they used the technology to record their work in France during the Great War.
Susan Mitchem of the Salvation Army National Archives has provided these image for us.
|Only One Bag Allowed
|A Larger Service Hut
|The Troops at Leisure
|Supply Truck with Salvation Army Sign
|Doughboys on Their Way to the Front
|A Salvation Army Ensign Baking Pies
|The Most Popular Contribution to the Doughboy's Well Being
|Lining Up for Doughnuts