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Bessie Wilson photographs

Call Number: RH PH P2832
Overview A collection of photographs from the family of Bessie Wilson. Includes two photographs of the 9th Cavalry band, a photograph of a father and his two daughters with the label "Wilson Family," a photograph of five African American men, and a large group photograph in front of the Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church.
Dates: approximately 1920s-1960s

Camp Forsythe, Fort Riley, Kansas photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2803(f)
Overview Panoramic sepia-toned silver gelatin photographic print labeled: Camp Forsythe, Fort Riley, Kansas, Oct. 1945; CRTC, MPRTC trained here during World War II, No. 60; Anderson Studio, Junction City, Kansas.
Dates: October 1945

Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas photographs and negatives

Call Number: RH PH 516
Overview Two hundred sixty-three photographs, some printed as postcards, and 89 negatives of Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas, during World War I when Camp Funston was used as a training facility. Joseph Pennell is noted as the photographer for some, though not all, of the photographs. The photographs and negatives portray structures and buildings on Camp Funston grounds, as well as soldiers and officers stationed there.
Dates: 1917 - 1919

Camp Funston, Fort Riley photograph

Call Number: RH PH 513
Overview Rolled silver gelatin panoramic photographic print, probably of Camp Funston, the training camp built at Fort Riley, Kansas during World War I. The photograph was taken by Verne O. Williams Photographic Co. Kansas City, Missouri.
Dates: 1918

Camp of Instruction, Fort Riley, Kansas panoramic photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2804 (ff)
Overview Silver gelatin panoramic photographic print of the tent city that made up the Camp of Instruction at Fort Riley, Kansas, in 1913, with the Kansas National Guard. Taken by the photographer Joseph Pennell of nearby Junction City.
Dates: 1913

Fort Riley camp photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2799(f)
Overview This collection consists of one panoramic photograph on fabric backing. A caption reads "Camp of Instruction. Fort Riley, '08, Pennell photo."
Dates: 1908

Fort Riley photographs

Call Number: RH PH 515
Overview Five panoramic silver gelatin photographic prints showing Kansas National Guard (K.N.G.) soldiers at Fort Riley, Kansas in the latter half of the 1920s. The photographs have been flattened and wrapped around a structural support tube in a single cubic foot box.
Dates: 1925 - 1929

Fort Riley World War II-era photographs

Call Number: RH PH 517
Overview Photographs of Fort Riley, Kan. and other locations during World War II and the years directly following. The photographs appear to have been taken mostly by a sergeant who trained at Fort Riley and was later sent overseas to serve in Europe and Japan. Several photographs show a three-vehicle wreck in a roadside ditch 33 kilometers from Landshut, Germany, potentially as part of "Exercise Normal," a large scale war maneuvers training event in the fall of 1948.
Dates: 1944 - 1949

Guttlieb Neider correspondence to Mrs. T.H. Hack

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P309
Overview Neider's letters are all written to his sister, Mrs. T. H. Hack, who lived in Lawrence, Kansas. The letters date from his first day of active service until his discharge and return home. Neider related army life in the United States and France.
Dates: June, 1918-June 15, 1919

Joseph Judd Pennell Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-81
Call Number: RH PH Pennell
Overview The J.J. Pennell Photograph Collection consists of 30,000 glass plate negatives taken in and around the Junction City, Kansas area between 1891-1923. Although Pennell was a highly successful portrait studio photographer, he also spent time in the community and at the nearby army post of Fort Riley recording social, church and school activities, construction and town growth, events such as floods, parades, polo games, and the routines of artillery and cavalry operations at the fort. The...
Dates: 1888 - 1923

Papers of Henry P. Perrine, 6th U. S. Cavalry Regiment

Call Number: RH MS 563
Overview Cheifly official military orders issued Henry P. Perrine from 1871 to 1875 during his service at Fort Riley, Kansas and later at Fort Lyon (Colorado Territory) with the 6th U. S. Cavalry Regiment.
Dates: 1871 - 1875

William Harrington, III papers

Call Number: RH MS P846
Overview The William Harrington III papers are those of a long time Kansas resident and former Buffalo Soldier who served in the U.S. Army for 30 years.
Dates: 1986

Wilson-Gigax Family Photograph Collection

Call Number: RH PH 141
Overview This collection contains portraits of Wilson and Gigax family members, photographs of various businesses in Abilene, and the Tremont Hotel in Coffeyville, Kansas. There is also a photo album which contains photographs of scenes in Dickinson and Geary counties around 1917-1920, which includes scenes at Camp Funston during World War I.
Dates: approximately 1866-1921