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Name Amity
Number of Archive records 13
Number of Library records 1
Number of Object records 1
Number of Photo records 36
Updated -4712-01-01

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Image of A large clipping from the Lamar-Tri-State Daily News, dated Sept 1, 1962 about the establishment of the Amity Colony by the Salvation Army.  The colony was populated by people moved out of city slums and onto this farm.

A large clipping from the Lamar-Tri-State Daily News, dated Sept 1, 1962 about the establishment of the Amity Colony by the Salvation Army. The colony was populated by people moved out of city slums and onto this farm.

A large clipping from the Lamar-Tri-State Daily News, dated Sept 1, 1962 about the establishment of the Amity Colony by the Salvation Army. The colony was populated by people moved out of city slums and onto this farm.

Image of A two-side brochure describing the Salvation Army Amity settlement in Colorado.  Published by the SA Intermountain Division.  The front carries a sub-title " The Landless Man to the Manless Land".

A two-side brochure describing the Salvation Army Amity settlement in Colorado. Published by the SA Intermountain Division. The front carries a sub-title " The Landless Man to the Manless Land".

A two-side brochure describing the Salvation Army Amity settlement in Colorado. Published by the SA Intermountain Division. The front carries a sub-title " The Landless Man to the Manless Land".

Image of This appears to be a draft of an article for publication.  A 9-page description and history of events in the Amity Colony in Colorado, which was founded in 1898.

This appears to be a draft of an article for publication. A 9-page description and history of events in the Amity Colony in Colorado, which was founded in 1898.

This appears to be a draft of an article for publication. A 9-page description and history of events in the Amity Colony in Colorado, which was founded in 1898.

Image of A 6-page history of Amity Farm Colony founded by the Salvation Army in Colorado.  Signed by Lloyd Bernard, Director of School Relationsh, University of California.   Submitted to the Historical Society Magazine  11/27/1967

A 6-page history of Amity Farm Colony founded by the Salvation Army in Colorado. Signed by Lloyd Bernard, Director of School Relationsh, University of California. Submitted to the Historical Society Magazine 11/27/1967

A 6-page history of Amity Farm Colony founded by the Salvation Army in Colorado. Signed by Lloyd Bernard, Director of School Relationsh, University of California. Submitted to the Historical Society Magazine 11/27/1967

Image of A news clipping from the Lamar Daily News, dated March 29, 1949, telling some of the history of the Salvation Army farm settlement called Amity.

A news clipping from the Lamar Daily News, dated March 29, 1949, telling some of the history of the Salvation Army farm settlement called Amity.

A news clipping from the Lamar Daily News, dated March 29, 1949, telling some of the history of the Salvation Army farm settlement called Amity.

Image of A newspaper clipping dated October 29, 1903 reporting the death of Mrs. Emma Booth-Tucker in a railway accident in Missouri.   She was 43 years old.

A newspaper clipping dated October 29, 1903 reporting the death of Mrs. Emma Booth-Tucker in a railway accident in Missouri. She was 43 years old.

A newspaper clipping dated October 29, 1903 reporting the death of Mrs. Emma Booth-Tucker in a railway accident in Missouri. She was 43 years old.

Image of A pamphlet describing the "Amity" program put forth by William Booth, and headed mostly my Commander Booth-Tucker.  It details how The Salvation Army purchased uninhabited prairie land and attempted to begin farm colonies for the poor.  It speaks of the benefit of the project, the foundation of the Lytton and Cherry Tree Homes for children, the accident that took Emma Tucker-Booth's life and the settlement money from that accident that ended up going towards the farm colonies, and finally the demise of the project.

A pamphlet describing the "Amity" program put forth by William Booth, and headed mostly my Commander Booth-Tucker. It details how The Salvation Army purchased uninhabited prairie land and attempted to begin farm colonies for the poor. It speaks of the benefit of the project, the foundation of the Lytton and Cherry Tree Homes for children, the accident that took Emma Tucker-Booth's life and the settlement money from that accident that ended up going towards the farm colonies, and finally the demise of the project.

A pamphlet describing the "Amity" program put forth by William Booth, and headed mostly my Commander Booth-Tucker. It details how The Salvation Army purchased uninhabited prairie land and attempted to begin farm colonies for the poor. It speaks of the benefit of the project, the foundation of the Lytton and Cherry Tree Homes for children, the accident that took Emma Tucker-Booth's life and the settlement money from that accident that ended up going towards the farm colonies, and finally the demise of the project.

Image of A paper entitled "A  Dearm Called...Amity," (8 pages). Author unknown.

A paper entitled "A Dearm Called...Amity," (8 pages). Author unknown.

A paper entitled "A Dearm Called...Amity," (8 pages). Author unknown.

Image of An article from The War Cry entitled, "The Prairie Home's Prospects and Prosperities at Fort Amity," by Blanche B. Cox.

An article from The War Cry entitled, "The Prairie Home's Prospects and Prosperities at Fort Amity," by Blanche B. Cox.

An article from The War Cry entitled, "The Prairie Home's Prospects and Prosperities at Fort Amity," by Blanche B. Cox.

Image of An article entitled, "Fort Amity of The Salvation Army."

An article entitled, "Fort Amity of The Salvation Army."

An article entitled, "Fort Amity of The Salvation Army."

Image of An article entitled, "Our Colorado Colony: As viewed by Our International Auditor," by Colonel Arthur Bates.

An article entitled, "Our Colorado Colony: As viewed by Our International Auditor," by Colonel Arthur Bates.

An article entitled, "Our Colorado Colony: As viewed by Our International Auditor," by Colonel Arthur Bates.

Image of An article entitled, "They called it Amity: Colony was self-help experiment" by Le Roy Boyd.

An article entitled, "They called it Amity: Colony was self-help experiment" by Le Roy Boyd.

An article entitled, "They called it Amity: Colony was self-help experiment" by Le Roy Boyd.

Image of A copy of the April 7, 1973 issue of The Young Soldier.

A copy of the April 7, 1973 issue of The Young Soldier.

A copy of the April 7, 1973 issue of The Young Soldier.

Image of A large binder containing slides focusing on various topics, including: 

Alaska
Amity Farm Colony
Arizona
Disneyland
Music Camps
Salvation Army Buildings
California
Children's Homes
Women on Parade 1983 Congress
General's Dinner, 1954
Western Territory Museum
Officers
DHQ/THQ Openings
Christmas

Slides be digitized and sent upon request.  -

A large binder containing slides focusing on various topics, including: Alaska Amity Farm Colony Arizona Disneyland Music Camps Salvation Army Buildings California Children's Homes Women on Parade 1983 Congress General's Dinner, 1954 Western Territory Museum Officers DHQ/THQ Openings Christmas Slides be digitized and sent upon request. -

A large binder containing slides focusing on various topics, including: Alaska Amity Farm Colony Arizona Disneyland Music Camps Salvation Army Buildings California Children's Homes Women on Parade 1983 Congress General's Dinner, 1954 Western Territory Museum Officers DHQ/THQ Openings Christmas Slides be digitized and sent upon request.

Image of A B&W portrait of Col. Holland, at Amity in Colorado.

A B&W portrait of Col. Holland, at Amity in Colorado.

A B&W portrait of Col. Holland, at Amity in Colorado.

Image of A B & W photograph of Amity's Cherry Tree Home.

A B & W photograph of Amity's Cherry Tree Home.

A B & W photograph of Amity's Cherry Tree Home.

Image of A B & W photograph of Cherry Tree Home staff. 

Far left, Captain Jos. Hargreaves. Mrs. Captain Hargreaves, and teacher Alice Long.

A B & W photograph of Cherry Tree Home staff. Far left, Captain Jos. Hargreaves. Mrs. Captain Hargreaves, and teacher Alice Long.

A B & W photograph of Cherry Tree Home staff. Far left, Captain Jos. Hargreaves. Mrs. Captain Hargreaves, and teacher Alice Long.

Image of A B & W photograph of Amity's Cherry Tree Home.

A B & W photograph of Amity's Cherry Tree Home.

A B & W photograph of Amity's Cherry Tree Home.

Image of A B & W photograph of Groceries and Dry Goods store in Amity, originally built by colonist James Childs. (2 copies)

A B & W photograph of Groceries and Dry Goods store in Amity, originally built by colonist James Childs. (2 copies)

A B & W photograph of Groceries and Dry Goods store in Amity, originally built by colonist James Childs. (2 copies)

Image of A B & W photograph of Amity's Cherry Tree Home - Orphanage. "Most modern building of its time in area, name is from Cherry Orchard." (4 copies)

Far left, 3rd over: Elizabeth Childs "Duer", Lt. Col. Duer's brother's wife
Third over, standing: Alice Erickson
Female officer in center, ruffles: Richie Ruff married the D.O. in charge of Amity
Wearing a black dress: Mabel Fleming
Wearing a striped dress in front: Aunt Annie

A B & W photograph of Amity's Cherry Tree Home - Orphanage. "Most modern building of its time in area, name is from Cherry Orchard." (4 copies) Far left, 3rd over: Elizabeth Childs "Duer", Lt. Col. Duer's brother's wife Third over, standing: Alice Erickson Female officer in center, ruffles: Richie Ruff married the D.O. in charge of Amity Wearing a black dress: Mabel Fleming Wearing a striped dress in front: Aunt Annie

A B & W photograph of Amity's Cherry Tree Home - Orphanage. "Most modern building of its time in area, name is from Cherry Orchard." (4 copies) Far left, 3rd over: Elizabeth Childs "Duer", Lt. Col. Duer's brother's wife Third over, standing: Alice Erickson Female officer in center, ruffles: Richie Ruff married the D.O. in charge of Amity Wearing a black dress: Mabel Fleming Wearing a striped dress in front: Aunt Annie