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This panoramic photograph shows a line of men in front of a building. Most are in civilian clothes. There is a sign in the center of the buliding that says vacinnation at warehouse 1 p.m. At the right of the photo is a building with a sign for George A. Fuller Construction. The photograph was taken at Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas. Camp Funston was established 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.

Creator: Williams & Stead
Date: August 13, 1917

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Item Number: 226890
Call Number: 1990/004/04
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 226890

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