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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Salvation Army South Dakota 732 0.11% 6
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 652. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Tennessee 1,787 0.04% 14
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,629. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Texas 5,676 0.03% 50
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 5,257. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Texas 5,257 0.03% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995). [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "]; pg. 325-327. Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column.
Salvation Army Texas 5,676 0.03% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995). [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "]; pg. 325-327. Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.
Salvation Army United Kingdom - - 1
unit
- 1878 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 4. "...the Christian Mission was flooded with converts and volunteer helpers... Booth and his closest confederates were prompted... to transform their volunteer army into a real one. In 1878 they sallied forth in their new guise -- The Salvation Army was born.
Salvation Army United Kingdom: England - - - - 1878 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 10). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 1328. "In England... The most important of all the British developments that were influenced by the Holiness movement was the Salvation Army. Its founder, William Booth, had been a Methodist New Connection preacher who struck out on his own. He accepted Holiness ideas and rejoiced when 'the fire fell' at his meetings. Salvationism, however, is a many-sided movement and its development cannot be wholly accounted to Holiness teachings. "
Salvation Army United Kingdom: London - - - - 1865 Stack, Peggy Fletcher. A World of Faith. USA: Signature Books (1998); pg. 41. "Salvation Army. William Booth was leading a Christian mission among Lond's poor in the 1860s... One day a church member called the group, 'God's volunteer army.' Booth replied, 'We're not volunteers. We are always on duty.' In that moment he decided to rename the mission 'the Salvation Army.'... "
Salvation Army United Kingdom: London - - - 1
country
1878 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 646. "Salvation Army (Christian). Worldwide missionary movement... Booth... In 1865 he founded a group in the slums of London, known as the Christian Mission; in 1878 the name was changed to Salvation Army. "
Salvation Army USA 8 - - - 1880 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 1. "Led by an amiable eccentric... were seven women... down the gangplank of the steamer Australia at castle Garden, New York City, on March 10, 1880, to claim America for God. George Scott Railton, the leader of the 'splendid seven,' was a pioneer in more ways than one. His arrival in New York made him the first officially-authorized Salvation Army missionary, the first sent... to carry the gospel... beyond the confines of its native Britain. "
Salvation Army USA - - 8
units
- 1880 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 16. "Philadelphia was clearly a center of lively interest in the Army; in fact, it was the center of Army activity in the U.S. for another year. In May [1880], when Railton reported to the General that there were eight corps in America, six of them were in Philadelphia... "
Salvation Army USA - - 8
units
- 1880 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 37. "In the summer of 1880 there were eight corps in the U.S., six of them in Philadelphia: in the summer of 1890 there were 410 corps in 36 states. "
Salvation Army USA - - 410
units
- 1890 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 37. "In the summer of 1880 there were eight corps in the U.S., six of them in Philadelphia: in the summer of 1890 there were 410 corps in 36 states. "
Salvation Army USA 35,000 - - - 1915 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 105. "The Salvation Army, for example, quadrupled in size between 1890 and 1915, enlisting the services of more than 35,000 volunteers by the time the U.S. entered World War I... "
Salvation Army USA - - 1,380
units
- 1950 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 216. "...the number of corps has declined steadily since 1950 (1,380 to 1,074)... "
Salvation Army USA - - - - 1975 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 215-216. "The corps are not free of problems. The most pressing of these is attendance. If not actually declining, membership in The Salvation Army is not keeping pace with the increasing population of the country as a whole. There was no intent to deceive when the Army reported a five percent increase in 1975, which caused religious peridocals to hail it as 'the fastest growing US religious body'; the Army decided in 1975 to begin recording everyone who makes use of its community-center youth programs and corps facilities. The figures for actual members--soldiers, recruits, & adherents--are less encouraging. "
Salvation Army USA 400,000 - - - 1979 Carmody, Denise Lardner & John Tully Carmody. Western Ways to the Center: An Introduction to Western Religions; Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing Co. (1983); pg. 122. Table: "Membership Data on Major American Religious Groups [1979] "
Salvation Army USA 78,132 - - - 1979 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 216. "In 1979 the Army had 78,132 senior soldiers (full adult members) and another nearly eleven thousand recruits and adherents. "
Salvation Army USA 89,132 - - - 1979 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 216. "In 1979 the Army had 78,132 senior soldiers (full adult members) and another nearly eleven thousand recruits and adherents. "
Salvation Army USA 400,000 - - - 1979 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 216. "In 1979 the Army had 78,132 senior soldiers (full adult members) & another nearly 11,000 recruits & adherents. The much larger figure of 'total membership' of nearly 400,000, which is given to religious publications like the Handbook of Denominations, represents every name on the corps rolls, most of whom attend irregularly, or not at all, & who contribute nothing to the work. (Officers cannot easily remove names from the roll; it can only be done if the person is dead, or requests in writing that his name be removed, & every removal that is not matched by a new enrollment reflects adversely on an officer's record.) The totals for 1979 are hardly more--perhaps 12% more than they were in 1936, although the national population has increased by 70%. "
Salvation Army USA - - 1,074
units
- 1979 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 206. "Despite enormous and sustained effort on the part of officers and soldiers, the number of corps bands has declined since 1950. In 1979 there were 398 of them in the U.S., for 1,074 corps, which means that sixty-three percent of Americans corps do not have a band... Most bands are small... the average size of a corps band in 1978 was not quite eleven players... "
Salvation Army USA - - 1,074
units
- 1979 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 216. "In the Eastern territory, membership has actually declined in absolute numbers since 1927, and attendance at Army religious services has been decreasing in the Central territory since 1947. Returns on the national level are even more disquieting: the number of corps has declined steadily since 1950 (1,380 to 1,074), the number of bandsmen since 1960 (6,097 to 4,149 [1978]), and the number of adult local officers (the most active category of adult member: the sergeants, treasurers, musicians, Sunday school teachers) since 1970 (15,217 to 14,346 [1978]). "
Salvation Army USA - 0.20% - - 1980 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 217. "...the Army is small, making up only four-tenths of one percent of all churchgoers [if 50% of U.S. are counted as "churchgoers ", this would equate to 0.2%] in the United States. A Sunday morning congregation of 75 persons is considered good for most corps. Even if every man, woman, & child on the roll were to show up--which would require many to travel hundreds & thousands of miles--there is only an aveage of 103 (senior and junior) per corps in the U.S. The number of corps with as many as 200 in regular attendance is very small, perhaps three dozen at the most nationwide. "
Salvation Army USA - - 9,450
units
- 1980 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. ix. "As National Commander of this organization that has grown from its small beginnings in 1880 to a dynamic movement with 9,450 units of service in all fifty states, I am pleased to present this dramatic story. "
Salvation Army USA 414,659 - - - 1982 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983). [Orig. source: The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1982. New York: Newspaper Enterprise Association, 1982, pp. 351-352.]; pg. 446. Table: "Religious Membership in the United States "
Salvation Army USA 500,000 - - - 1983 Berger, Gilda. Religion: A Reference First Book. New York: Franklin Watts (1983); pg. 81. "There are about 500,000 members of the Salvation Army living in the United States today. "
Salvation Army USA 432,893 - 10,591
units
- 1986 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 19th Century Holiness; pg. 215. "Salvation Army... Membership: In 1986, the Army reported 432,893 members, 10,591 corps (churches), and 5,301 officers in the U.S. "
Salvation Army USA 127,132 - 1,164
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army USA 27,000 - - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 15-17. Table 1-2: Self-Described Adherence of U.S. Adult Population 1990. Phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by Graduate School of City U. of New York.
Salvation Army USA - - 10,591
units
- 1990 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 222. "The Army conducts its religious and social programs in all 50 states... through 10,591 centers of operation, including 6,313 service extension units. These are administered by more than 5,000 officers, assisted by about 30,333 employees. "
Salvation Army USA 446,403 - 1,151
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993); pg. 248-255. Table 2: US Current Stats. (# of adherents from "inclusive membership " column, not sometimes smaller "full communicant " col.) Listed in table as "Salvation Army. "
Salvation Army USA 500,000 - - - 1995 1995 Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches -
Salvation Army USA 453,150 - 1,264
units
- 1995 *LINK* web site for Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches (accessed 1998); [Orig. source: Source: Kenneth B. Bedell, editor, Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, annual.] Table: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches: U.S. Religious Bodies with more than 60,000 Members "; "...prepared for the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census... for the 1997 edition of the Statistical Abstract of the U.S. "
Salvation Army USA 453,150 - - - 1995 *LINK* web site: "Religions and Health Care " by Fr. J Mahoney, M.Div.; web page: "Membership Reported " (viewed 20 Feb. 1999); [Orig. source: J. Gordon Melton. Encyclopedia of American Religions, 6th edition, copyright 1999, Gale Publishing] Table: "Membership Reported "; 3 key columns: "Religious Group ", "Year ", "Membership " (which always specifies location, whether U.S., North America, or Total]; listed in table as "Salvation Army "
Salvation Army USA 453,150 - 1,264
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997). [Orig. sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research]; pg. 651. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Membership figs. generally based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Salvation Army USA 453,150 - 1,264
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999). [Orig. sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research]; pg. 692. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Salvation Army
Salvation Army USA 443,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (viewed circa Nov. 1998); "last updated October 1998 " Table: "Christian Organizations "; "Membership numbers, as supplied by various denominations "
Salvation Army USA - West - - 42
units
- 1990 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 24. "By July [1887] Seattle had a corps, in August Boise, Idaho, in July 1888, Helena, Montana, and in September, 1889, Reno fell to a Blood-and-Fire squadron. By 1890 there were forty-two corps in the West, and 'several hundred soldiers.' "
Salvation Army Utah - - 1
unit
- 1887 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 24. "In June [1887], Salt Lake City was taken by assault; the first Salvation Army officer to die in the west, Cadet J. M. Burns of Oakland, died in Salt Lake in November of typhoid fever. "
Salvation Army Utah 71 0.00% 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 38. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Utah: Salt Lake City - - 1
unit
- 1887 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 24. "In June [1887], Salt Lake City was taken by assault; the first Salvation Army officer to die in the west, Cadet J. M. Burns of Oakland, died in Salt Lake in November of typhoid fever. "
Salvation Army Vermont 143 0.03% 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 130. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Virginia 4,175 0.07% 26
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 3,894. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Washington - - 1
unit
- 1887 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 24. "By July [1887] Seattle had a corps, in August Boise, Idaho, in July 1888, Helena, Montana, and in September, 1889, Reno fell to a Blood-and-Fire squadron. By 1890 there were forty-two corps in the West, and 'several hundred soldiers.' "
Salvation Army Washington 2,698 0.06% 22
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 2,519. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Washington, D.C. 445 0.07% 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Salvation Army West Virginia 1,536 0.09% 18
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,435. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Wisconsin 2,574 0.05% 20
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 2,298. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army world - - 1
unit
1
country
1878 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 4. "...the Christian Mission was flooded with converts and volunteer helpers... Booth and his closest confederates were prompted... to transform their volunteer army into a real one. In 1878 they sallied forth in their new guise -- The Salvation Army was born.
Salvation Army world - - - 2
countries
1880 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 1. "Led by an amiable eccentric... were seven women... down the gangplank of the steamer Australia at castle Garden, New York City, on March 10, 1880, to claim America for God. George Scott Railton, the leader... His arrival in New York made him the first officially-authorized Salvation Army missionary, the first sent... to carry the gospel... beyond the confines of its native Britain. "
Salvation Army world - - - 49
countries
1904 Bishop, Peter & Michael Darton (editors). The Encyclopedia of World Faiths: An Illustrated Survey of the World's Living Faiths. New York: Facts on File Publications (1987); pg. 146. "By the international congress of 1904, delegates represented 49 countries and colonies -- well on the way to the present total of 86. "
Salvation Army world 250,000 - - - 1959 Stuber, Stanley I. How We Got Our Denominations: A Primer on Church History. New York: Association Press Revised Ed., 1959); pg. 239. "The Salvation Army... Approximately 250,000 members. "
Salvation Army world - - - 80
countries
1973 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973); pg. 28. "Active in more than 80 countries and colonies, the Salvation Army is strongest today in Great Britain, the United States, Scandinavia, and Australia. "
Salvation Army world 3,600,000 - - - 1980 Walls, Andrew. "Christianity " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991) [reprint; 1st published in 1984]; pg. 108. "Figure 2.7: Northern (non-Latin Western) Christianity [i.e. Protestantism], 1980: world figures (after Barrett, 1982) "
Salvation Army world - - - 87
countries
1986 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 19th Century Holiness; pg. 215. "Salvation Army... Membership: In 1986... Affiliated centers were located in 87 countries. "
Salvation Army world - - - 86
countries
1987 Bishop, Peter & Michael Darton (editors). The Encyclopedia of World Faiths: An Illustrated Survey of the World's Living Faiths. New York: Facts on File Publications (1987); pg. 146. "By the international congress of 1904, delegates represented 49 countries and colonies -- well on the way to the present total of 86. "
Salvation Army world 1,432,496 - 14,540
units
89
countries
1990 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 222. "Today the Salvation Army works in 89 lands with approx. 25,000 officers; preaches the gospel... at 14,540 evangelical centers; and operates more than 5,088 social institutions, hospitals, schools, and agencies. The general membership numbers about 1,432,496. "
Salvation Army world 1,500,000 - 93
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). -
Salvation Army world - - - - 1994 *LINK* Hexham, Irving. Concise Dictionary of Religion. Carol Stream, USA: InterVarsity Press (1994). (v. online 6 Oct. 1999) "SALVATION ARMY: an EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN movement founded in nineteenth century Britain... Although a numerically small group, the Army has gained great respect throughout the world. "
Salvation Army Wyoming 109 0.02% 4
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 104. [Listed as 'Salvation Army.']
Salvation Army Zimbabwe 157,000 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Methodists (3 groups) 220,000 adherents, Anglicans 140,000, African Reformed (NGK-South Africa) 87,000, Salvation Army 157,000, All Pentecostals est. 180,000 (40 groups)
Salvation Army - Chinese corps California: San Francisco - - 1
unit
- 1896 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 50. "...1896... when a Chinese corps was finally opened later the same year, the pioneer officer was Captain May Jackson. With its gaslights, two 'little dragon flags,' and John 3:16 in Chinese characters on the wall, the Chinese corps was a triumph from the start; by the end of the year 36 Chinese had been saved, and a second corps was opened in San Jose. Prominent Army visitors to San Francisco always wanted to visit its exotic Oriental outpost... "
Salvation Army - Chinese corps California: San Francisco - - 1
unit
- 1959 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 202. "Two traditional ethnic ministries continued to thrive. The Chinatown Corps in San Francisco, opened in 1896, had outlived the vicissitudes of 166 different officers until 1959, and had somehow survived them all as the Army's only Chinese corps in the United States. "
Salvation Army - Chinese corps California: San Francisco - - 1
unit
- 1965 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 202. "In 1959 Captain Check Hung Yee was given the command, and the [Chinese] corps [in Chinatown, San Francisco] began to prosper. By the mid-1960s there were almost three hundred Chinese involved in one or another of the helpful activities offered by the energetic and resourceful Yee. "
Salvation Army - Chinese corps California: San Francisco - - 1
unit
- 1978 McKinley, Edward H. Marching to Glory: The History of the Salvation Army in the United States of America, 1880-1980. San Francisco: Harper & Row (1980); pg. 202. "In 1959 Captain Check Hung Yee was given the command, and the [Chinese] corps [in Chinatown, San Francisco] began to prosper. By the mid-1960s there were almost three hundred Chinese involved in one or another of the helpful activities offered by the energetic and resourceful Yee... In 1978 the Chinatown Corps began to produce a fifteen-minute religious televisoin program in two dialects of Chinese and in English... "


Salvation Army - Chinese corps, continued

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