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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.

Creator: Pennell Photo
Date: September 21, 1917

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Item Number: 226937
Call Number: Oversize photo map drawer
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 226937

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