War Cry/ Salvationist: Archives


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warcryThe Canadian War Cry was first published on November 1, 1884. Since that date The War Cry has gone through many changes in format, size and design culminating in the current magazine format and name change to the Salvationist. With the exception of just a few issues,  copies of all the War Crys published in Canada are in the archives.

The Archives is pleased to offer on line 105 years of the Canadian War Cry in PDF format beginning with the first eight editions of the War Cry which was first published on November 1, 1884. Issues for the complete years  1885 to 1979 (with the exception of several issues which are missing from the Archive’s collection)are now available. The years 1940 – 1943 are among the latest additions and make for very interesting reading as these issues cover the war years and Salvation Army Red Shield services to the troops.

Also on line are the 2008,  2009 and 2010 issues of THE SALVATIONIST which are word searchable. Gradually the remaining  editions of  The War Cry and The Salvationist will be added, as time permits. Enjoy the read!

Most issues are word searchable. However, a number of issues have been scanned from our micro-films and although readable and downloadable are not at this time word searchable.

The archived War Crys /Salvationist can be searched by going to the ALL FIELDS SEARCH BOX and typing a word i.e. Brown in the  field box or going to the DATE PUBLISHED BOX  and typing in a date i.e.  1884. To access these search boxes you need to :

salvationist

CLICK here to access the SEARCH SCREENS

Note that unless stated all content is copyright of The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda Territory and may not be reproduced without permission.

Permission to reproduce text can most often be easily obtained by contacting the Director of  the Salvation Army Archives

Taking Her Spirit Back

Taking Her Spirit Back

A First Nations mother finds healing through storytelling and faith in God.

On the Bright Side

On the Bright Side

The Salvation Army’s Brighter Futures children’s sponsorship program offers hope and transforms lives.

Opinion & Critical Thought

The End of Privacy

The End of Privacy

In the digital age, is privacy a thing of the past?

Give It a (Sabbath) Rest

Give It a (Sabbath) Rest

Our lives are incredibly busy, but we ignore the fourth commandment at our peril.

Territorial News

Canada and Bermuda Welcome New Cadets and Territorial Commander

Canada and Bermuda Welcome New Cadets and Territorial Commander

Chief of the Staff and World Secretary for Women’s Ministries lead welcome service.

Booth UC Kicks Off Academic Year with Inspiring Convocation

Booth UC Kicks Off Academic Year with Inspiring Convocation

Booth president reminds students that education is about transformation.

International News

#150reasons Celebrates 150 Years of The Salvation Army

#150reasons Celebrates 150 Years of The Salvation Army

Social media campaign gives Salvationists the opportunity to tell the Army’s story in a unique way.

Salvation Army Responds to Ebola Outbreak in Liberia

Salvation Army Responds to Ebola Outbreak in Liberia

Medical supplies and food packages benefit 6,500 individuals to date.

Faith & Friends

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

Alsha Wilson was focused on her law studies until a brush with blindness put her future at risk.

A Lesson in Hope

A Lesson in Hope

For at-risk schoolchildren in Regina, The Salvation Army helps keep hunger at bay.