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Volunteers of America.

Organization, an American secession from the Salvation* Army, formed 1896 by Ballington Booth (1859–1940; son of W. Booth, who founded Salv. Army b. Brighouse, Eng.). Ev. in doctrine, democratic in govt.; concerned with soc. welfare; also offers spiritual aid.

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