Jump to Navigation

Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas

View at Kansas Memory

Creator: Junction City Photo Company

Date: Between 1917 and 1919

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.G2 C. .1917c *6

Unit ID: 218282

Summary: This is a panoramic photo of the 14th National Army Cantonment, Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas. It shows a variety of structures. Camp Funston was established at Fort Riley, Kansas, after the outbreak of World War I and work began on the camp in the summer of 1917. The camp was named after Brigadier General Frederick Funston who grew up in Iola, Kansas, and who became well known for his role in the Philippines during the Spanish American War. The photograph was taken by the Junction City Photo Co., Junction City, Kansas.

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas


No Locators Identified

Index Terms

Creators and Contributors