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Camp Funston, 14th National Army Cantonment, Fort Riley, Kansas

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Creator: Williams, Verne O. & Stead, Chas A., K.C. Mo.

Date: 1917

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2. G. G

Unit ID: 226933

Summary: This panoramic photograph shows a variety of structures 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 Verne O. Williams and Charles A. Stead of Kansas City, Missouri. It is copyrighted 1917.

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Title (Main title): Camp Funston, 14th National Army Cantonment, Fort Riley, Kansas

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