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1. Fort Leavenworth Fort Leavenworth circa 1880s Group photograph of soldiers in uniform with their rifles. In the background, there are men in civilian dress mingling informally with men in uniform. There is also a group of men in uniform on the balcony...

2. Fort Leavenworth Soldiers Lounging on a Lawn Fort Leavenworth Soldiers Lounging on a Lawn circa 1880s Seven sergeants lounge on a lawn in front of the barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Each man has three chevrons on each sleeve of his jacket, indicating the rank of sergeant.

3. Fort Leavenworth, Military Exercise Fort Leavenworth, Military Exercise circa 1880s Army men in formation with cannons and rifles for a military exercise in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Signed on the front, "yours truly Nichols." Handwritten in ink on the back, "To H. C. Keeling/from yours...

4. Fort Leavenworth, Military Parade Fort Leavenworth, Military Parade circa 1880s Men of varying ranks in the rifle corps and the military band stand at attention on the grounds before the barracks and homes in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Written on the back in purple pencil, "235 I."...

5. Fort Leavenworth, Riflemen Fort Leavenworth, Riflemen circa 1880s Group photograph of Army men in military uniform holding rifles at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, standing in front of the barracks. Written on the back in purple pencil, "143 I."

6. Fort Leavenworth, Riflemen Fort Leavenworth, Riflemen circa 1880s Group photograph of men in military uniform holding rifles at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, standing in front of barracks. Handwritten in pencil on the back lower left corner, "234 I/Co. H."

7. Fort Leavenworth, Riflemen Fort Leavenworth, Riflemen circa 1880s Group photograph of soldiers in uniform with rifles at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, standing in front of barrakcs. Handwritten in pencil on the back top right corner, "232 I/Com. E."

8. Fort Leavenworth, Sergeants Fort Leavenworth, Sergeants circa 1880s Seven sergeants stand holding their hats wearing military jackets at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. All of their jackets have three chevrons on each arm, indicating the rank of Sergeant.

9. Fort Leavenworth: Gateway to the West Fort Leavenworth: Gateway to the West 2000 This book gives the history of Fort Leavenworth, located by the Missouri River in Kansas, which began as Cantonment Leavenworth in May 1827 and was founded by and named after Colonel Henry Leavenworth....

10. Military Country Club Beach Military Country Club Beach 1933 Photo of the beach at the Military Country Club, south of Knobtown, Jackson County, Missouri.

11. Military Event Military Event circa 1900 Exterior view at unidentified location, presumably in Kansas City. Several soldiers in uniform are in view with two military flags. The following letters are visible on the flags: regt., inf., M.G.M.

12. Military Event Military Event circa 1900 Exterior view at unidentified location, presumably in Kansas City. Several soldiers in uniform are lined up in a row with two military flags. The following letters are visible on the flags: regt., inf.,...

13. More Bang for the Buck More Bang for the Buck December 10-16, 2010 Article discusses the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, Missouri, that employs close to 2,750 employees and produces "1.4 billion rounds of small-caliber ammunition a year." The plant was...

14. New Prison Adds to Fort's Mystique New Prison Adds to Fort's Mystique September 29, 2010 Fort Leavenworth's new massive $95 million prison complex will replace three military prisons, one at Fort Knox in Kentucky, Fort Sill in Oklahoma, and Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. The new building...

15. Panoramic Views of Camp Funston, Kansas Panoramic Views of Camp Funston, Kansas ca. 1917 Two color panoramic postcard views of Camp Funston at Fort Riley, Kansas. The two different views are titled, "The Zone, Camp Funston, Kansas," and, "Panorama of Camp Funston, Kansas," and include buildings,...

16. Richards-Gebaur Airport Richards-Gebaur Airport n.d. Aerial view of the Richards-Gebaur Airport located near Belton, Missouri. The airport's runway is in view as well as areas adjacent to the airport. Richards-Gebaur was deactivated as a full-fledged Air...

17. Richards-Gebaur Airport Richards-Gebaur Airport n.d. Aerial view of Richards-Gebaur Airport located near Belton, Missouri.

18. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 5, 1940-1941, Page p0618 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 5, 1940-1941, Page p0618 1940-1941 A portion of Kansas City from Independence Avenue south to E. 8th Street and from Colorado Avenue east to Oakley Avenue, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with...

19. Taking Liberties Taking Liberties September 2009 Short article about The Liberty, a residential building next to Union Station across from the old Main post office. It once was a bottle-cap factory and dairy until the 1950s, "when it became the Armed...

20. Visit the Oldest Home in Kansas Visit the Oldest Home in Kansas November 18, 2008 The Rookery building, located at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, was built between 1828 and 1832 and is considered the oldest residence in Kansas. The building "housed the post's soldiers and officers, including...