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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.
Creator: Williams, Verne O. & Stead, Chas A., K.C. Mo.
Item Number: 226933
Call Number: FK2. G. G
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 226933
Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Military
Built Environment - Function - Defense - Military Facility - Camp
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1910s - 1917
Military - Facilities - Camps - Camp Funston
Military - Facilities - Forts - Fort Riley
Military - Service - Army
Military - Wars - World War I
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph - Panoramic
Places - Counties - Geary
Places - Forts and military installations - Camp Funston
Places - Forts and military installations - Fort Riley
Thematic Time Period - World War I, 1914-1919
Type of Material - Photographs - Views - Panoramic