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Fort Riley (Kan.) -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 9 Records:

Camp Forsythe, Fort Riley, Kansas photograph

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: RH PH P2803(f)_1]
Call Number: RH PH P2803(f)

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

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

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)

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: [Barcode: RH PH P2799_1]
Call Number: RH PH P2799(f)

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

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

Guttlieb Neider correspondence to Mrs. T.H. Hack

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P309

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

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

Call Number: RH MS 563

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

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 and 1994