Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Field auditor's staff, 14th National Cantonement, Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at KSHS.reference@ks.gov or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.

For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

This panoramic photograph shows the field auditor's staff at Camp Funston. The men are dressed in civilian clothes. Behind the men at the left side of the image is a freight car for the New York Central Lines. 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.

Creator: Williams, Verne O. & Stead, Chas A., K.C. Mo.
Date: October 03, 1917

Bookbag Share Print

Item Number: 226887
Call Number: 1990/004/05
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 226887

Copyright © 2007-2019 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.