• Short Summary

    After six-day meeting High Council chooses daughter of founder to be the first female General of the Salvation Army.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: COMMANDER EVA ELECTED!

    ENGLAND:London

    CU. of Gen Higgins. Gen. view of Salvation Army's Head Quarters. Long view of Commissioner Mappe arriving. CU. of Catherine Booth posing for camera with sister. Long view of Commander Evangeline Booth arriving. CU. of Map showing Salvation Army Movement. Semi view pan. of delegates to commander Eva Booth. CU. Commander Eva Booth talks. Semi view nearer semi view and CU. of Eva Booth talking.

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice describes Gen. Higgins retiring and says that Commander Eva has been elected. Eva Booth talks about the effectionate messenges of assurance and confidence that she has received from all over the world
    Background: After six-day meeting High Council chooses daughter of founder to be the first female General of the Salvation Army.

    Women; Religion and Superstition; Evangeline Booth (1865-1950), Personalities - Religious; Great Britain

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9PS7T7CSAI1E8YOCYBEBTV0W2
    Media URN:
    VLVA9PS7T7CSAI1E8YOCYBEBTV0W2
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1934
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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