Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

War Department, 14th National Cantonment, 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 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

Bookbag Share Print

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

Copyright © 2007-2020 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.