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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.

Creator: Junction City Photo Company
Date: Between 1917 and 1919

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Item Number: 218282
Call Number: FK2.G2 C. .1917c *6
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 218282

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