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Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas

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Creator: Pennell Photo

Date: September 21, 1917

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: Oversize photo map drawer

Unit ID: 226937

Summary: This panoramic photograph of Camp Funston, Kansas, shows buildings, tents, and consturction. 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 Pennell of Junction City, Kansas.

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

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