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Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas

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Creator: Holt, O. W.

Date: 1917

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: 1985/10/Moore/1

Unit ID: 226907

Summary: This panoramic photograph show a variety of buildings at Camp Funston, which 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 O. W. Holt, Manhattan, Kansas. It is very similar to Kansas Memory item 226940, which was dated September 20, 1917.

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


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