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Camp Ripley (Minn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Name Authority File
Scope Note: Camp Ripley (1929-Active) - First established in 1929. Named after Fort Ripley (1), which in turn was named after Major General Eleazar W. Ripley. Active military installation. Variants include: Minnesota. Army National Guard. Camp Ripley; Minnesota. Army National Guard. Camp Ripley Training Site; Camp Ripley Training Site (Minn.); Camp Ripley National Guard Training Site (Minn.); Camp Ripley Military Installation (Minn.); Camp Ripley Military Reservation (Minn.)

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Camp Ripley, Minnesota Field Training, 1935

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: VM 2
Abstract Shows scenes of soldiers performing drill exercises and marching around Camp Ripley.
Dates: 1935

Camp Ripley WPA Projects, Part 1, 1937 - 1939

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: VM 2
Abstract Shows scenes of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) working on projects at Camp Ripley in the mid-1930s. Scenes include the motor repair shop, a warehouse, a warming shed, and images of H.E. Tanner, Sergeant Sam Love, and Harold Round.
Dates: 1937 - 1939

Camp Ripley WPA Projects, Part 2, 1937 - 1939

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: VM 2
Abstract Shows scenes of the work being done by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) at Camp Ripley. Scenes include the installation of a 15,000 gallon oil storage tank, grading roads, and clearing timber.
Dates: 1937 - 1939

Minnesota. Adjutant Generals Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 4-PH 2-PS 5-VM 2
Scope and Contents This collection of records document the activities of the Minnesota Adjutant General's Office.
Dates: 1899 - 2019

Review of 59th Field Artillery Brigade, 1934

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: VM 2
Abstract Shows scenes of Governor Floyd B. Olson and Adjutant General E.A. Walsh reviewing the 59th Field Artillery Brigade at Camp Ripley in 1934. Scenes include the 135th Infantry Regiment, 59th Field Artillery Brigade, and the 92nd Infantry Brigade marching past the officers as they are being reviewed. Also shown are some of the buildings and wildlife at Camp Ripley, a flyover by the 109th Observation Squadron, and a soldier chariot race with soldiers pulling the chariots.
Dates: 1934

Review of the 59th Field Artillery Brigade, 1935 June 24

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: VM 2
Abstract Shows scenes of transporting troops by truck convoy to Camp Ripley and the review of the 59th Field Artillery, 151st Field Artillery, 125th Field Artillery, 185th Field Artillery by Adjutant General E.A. Walsh and Major General George E. Leach.
Dates: 1935 June 24