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Historic Photos of Fort Robinson


The Nebraska State Historical Society has thousands of historic photographs of Fort Robinson which document the long and varied history of the post. These are a sample of the variety of images in the Society's collections.

Troop I
Troop I Sixth Cavalry at Fort Robinson, August, 1897. [1517ph:78-8]

Lt. John H. Alexander
Lt. John H. Alexander, second African-American graduate of West Point. Served at Fort Robinson around 1890. [1517ph:93-26]

Tenth Cavalry
Tenth Cavalry practice charge at Fort Robinson. [1517ph:93-12]

War dog
War dog receiving vaccinations during World War II. [1517ph:52-6]

pack mule race
Participants in the pack mule race on Quartermaster Day, 1944. [1517ph:45-37]

Quarters
Quarters of Corporal Raymond Jones, Troop A, Twelfth Cavalry. [1517ph:60-1]

Guard House duty
Guard House duty at Fort Robinson, ca. 1898. [1517ph:56-4]

Company Mess Hall
Company Mess Hall at Fort Robinson, ca. 1898. [1517ph:56-3]

Kennels
Kennels at the Fort Robinson War Dog Training and Reception Center during World War II. [1517ph:52-36]

Polo
Polo matches were common at Fort Robinson during the remount era.
[1517ph:50-2]

Olympic Equestrian Team
The United States Olympic Equestrian Team trained at Fort Robinson in the summer of 1935. [1517ph:49-3]

Fort Robinson View
View of Fort Robinson, 1887. [1517ph:13-1]

adobe
1874 adobe officers' quarters. [1517ph:13-8]



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