WW1 Photo Library: Camp Fuston Illustrated - Cantonment Life - c1918

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Brochure "Cantonment Life: Camp Funston Illustrated, 1918. A part of a World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

Front Cover of Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918.

Front Cover of Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 187d3ccbaa

An Officer: Major General Leonard Wood. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918.

An Officer: Major General Leonard Wood. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 187d4f8d45

Above: Division Headquarters Staff, Camp Fuston. Below: Aides-de-Camp to Major General Leonard Wood.

Above: Division Headquarters Staff, Camp Fuston. Below: Aides-de-Camp to Major General Leonard Wood. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 187dcf85f2

Main Buildings of Executive Headquarters.

Main Buildings of Executive Headquarters. Impossible to Show Them All on Account of Location. Directly behind Them Are Located Three Rows of Important Offices, including the following: Intelligence Officer and Censor. Judge Advocate, Camp Surgeon. Signal Officer, and Camp Inspector. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 187e0626bf

A View of the Commanding General’s Home.

A View of the Commanding General’s Home, Showing Camp Flag to the Left on the Hill; Also an Interior View of the Living Room. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 187e857a5f

Four Photos of the YMCA Buildings and Activities.

Four Photos of the YMCA Buildings and Activities. 1. Group of Foreign Officers. 2. Enjoying a New Record in the Y. M. C. A. 3. Rest, Study and Recreation Afforded by YMCA 4. Front Row, YMCA Headquarters Officers; Others, Secretaries of YMCA Buildings in the Camp. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 187ec33fe1

Three Photos of The Infantry, Artillery and West Boulevard.

Three Photos of The Infantry, Artillery and West Boulevard. 1. Looking out on Infantry Boulevard from West Boulevard. 2. Looking Out on Artillery Boulevard from Nugent Field. 3. A Snap Shot of West Boulevard on a Sunday Evening. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 187f21035e

Day and Night View of Camp Library Building Maintained by the American Library Association

Day and Night View of Camp Library Building Maintained by the American Library Association, the Popular Rest and Study Quarters of Camp Funston. Twenty-five Branches, including the YMCA, Knights of Columbus, and Other Buildings, Are Supplied from Here, While Ten Thousand Volumes Remain as a Permanent Collection. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 187f28f661

YWCA Hostess House. Located on Golden Belt Highway, Overlooking the Camp.

YWCA Hostess House. Located on Golden Belt Highway, Overlooking the Camp. This Active Social Center Was Established by Request of the Camp Commander for the Purpose of Making It Possible for the Proper Meeting of the Soldiers’ Friends and Relatives. The YWCA Is the Only Woman's Organization Recognized or Permitted in Connection with Camp Life. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 187f2adb00

YMCA Auditorium, the Headquarters of Social and Religious Gatherings.

YMCA Auditorium, the Headquarters of Social and Religious Gatherings. In Addition, There Are Scattered through the Camp 14 YMCA Buildings Where the Boys Find Rest and Amusement, Each Equipped with Music, Reading Room, Games and Writing Material. One Million Sheets of Stationery per Month Are Required to Supply the Demand. Religious Services Are Held in All Buildings on Sunday, Conducted by Some of the Best Speakers in the Country Who Devote Their Time to the Spiritual Welfare of the Boys. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 187f7bd281

Knights of Columbus Headquarters Building, a Great Religious and Social Center.

Knights of Columbus Headquarters Building, a Great Religious and Social Center. In Addition to This Building, There Are Two Other Knights of Columbus Buildings in the Camp Where the Boys Find Rest and Cheer after a Hard Day’s Work, Each Equipped with Music, Reading Room. Clinics and Writing Material. Religious Services Are Held in All Buildings Every Sunday Morning Where Mass Is Usually Celebrated by the Army or K. of C. Chaplains, Although at times, Visiting Priests Officiate. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 187f7d4064

Sunday Morning Mass at Knights of Columbus Building.

Sunday Morning Mass at Knights of Columbus Building. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 187f8eadc7

Sunday Evening Services at the YMCA Building.

Sunday Evening Services at the YMCA Building. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 187fdd8500

These Buildings Were Erected and Furnished throughout by Popular Subscriptions from the Patriotic Citizens of the States Named and Presented to Their Soldier Citizens.

These Buildings Were Erected and Furnished throughout by Popular Subscriptions from the Patriotic Citizens of the States Named and Presented to Their Soldier Citizens. View at Left, Nebraska Building; View at Right, Kansas Building; Top View, Social Afternoon on Visitors Day in Kansas Building. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 1880b8b735

A Soldier's Home at Camp Funston.

A Soldier's Home at Camp Funston: A Barracks Mess Hall, Singing in the Barracks, and Where the Boys Live. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 18813356a5

Interior Views on the Zone.

Interior Views on the Zone: 1. Partial View of Arcade. 2. The Largest Harber Shop in the World. 3. A Scene in Army Bank. 4. A Section of Pool Hall. 5. The Tuesday Evening View. No. 5 Was Taken There Were Thirty-four Barbers Working and over One Hundred and Twenty Men Waiting. There Has Been as High as Two Hundred and Fifty Men Waiting at One Time. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 188136501d

Theatres on the Zone

Theatres on the Zone—Top and Bottom at Left. Funston Theatre; Top at Right. Gaiety Theatre; Bottom at Right. National Army Theatre. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 1881944cdf

Popular Buildings on Camp Funston.

Popular Buildings on Camp Funston: 1. Information Bureau; Passes Are Secured Here for Admission to the Camp. 2. Showing Proximity of the YWCA Hostess House to the Camp. 3. Red Cross Building. 4. Liberty Theatre. 5. Knights of Columbus: Everybody Welcome -- a Very Popular Building. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 1881e4cef3

A Saturday Afternoon Ball Game on Nugent Field.

A Saturday Afternoon Ball Game on Nugent Field. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 1881fe13c4

Four Thousand Men Enjoying the Messiah, Evening of 13 May 1918 in the Kansas Building.

Four Thousand Men Enjoying the Messiah, Evening of 13 May 1918 in the Kansas Building, Sung by the Bethany College "Messiah" Chorus of Lindsborg, Kansas, Consisting of 500 Voices with Hagbard Brase, Director. This Chorus Was Organized 37 Years Ago by Dr. Carl Swensson, President of Bethany College. Dr. Ernest Pihlblad, Now President of Bethany College, Has Successfully Carried on the Work. During the 37 Years of This Organization, It Is the Only Time the Chorus Has Sung Away from Lindsborg, and Were Induced to Come to Camp Funston by the following Five Patriotic Concerns of Kansas City Who Financed the Trip for the Benefit of the Boys in Camp: Kansas City Star, J. W. Jenkins Sons Music Company, Long-bell Lumber Co., S. W. National Bank of Commerce and Emery Bird Thayer Company. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 188207444c

Consolidated Band.

Consolidated Band. This Celebrated Musical Organization, a Consolidation of Eight Regimental Bands, Is Composed of Professional Band Men Found in the Army Ranks. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 188282d00d

General Scenes in and around Remount Station.

General Scenes in and around Remount Station. the Remount Station Is like a Great Stock Yards, Accommodating Thousands of Animals. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 1882c75bbf

Mess Hall and Kitchen at Remount Station.

Mess Hall and Kitchen at Remount Station. The Mess Hall Seats 250 Men, and Is the Only One of This Character in the Camp. Regular Barracks Mess Hall Shown on Another Page. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 1882d16a0c

Section of Camp Laundry.

Section of Camp Laundry — The Entire Laundry Employing over Three Hundred Women in Addition to Many Soldiers and Civilian Men. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 1883241c6f

Collage of "Snap Shot" Views Contributed by Union Pacific Press Bureau.

Collage of "Snap Shot" Views Contributed by Union Pacific Press Bureau. 1. Scrambling for Apples. 2. New Arrivals on Way to Detention Camp. 3. Push Bull. 4. Red Cross Wagon. 5. Football. 6. A Company Comedian. 7. Home Laundry. 8. a Barrack's Orchestra. 9. Scrambling for Smokes. 10. Tug of War Christmas Day. 11. Group of Foreign Officers. 12. a Popular Form of Amusement. 13. General Wood's Return from France. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 1883258899

A Section of the Zone.

A Section of the Zone. Night View from Actual Photograph. Camp Funston Illustrated - Cantonment Life, 1918. GGA Image ID # 1883279cc0

"Cantonment Life: Camp Funston Illustrated," Fort Riley, Kansas, Camp Funston, nd, Circa 1918, Brochure Contained 50 Pages including Covers.

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