Venice
1932 - 1970
At the end of 1924, Col. Charles B. Richmond bought the KMI properties and like Col. Fowler, believed wholeheartedly in the positive benefits of the Florida climate on the cadets scholastic abilities.  Consequently, in 1932, Col. Richmond chose Venice as the school's winter headquarters.
  Source - 1945 Saber

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1945
Source - 1961 Saber

Photo taken during 1961.
                                             Source - 1947 Saber

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1947
Photograph - Jim Flora,'62                  

1962 - Venice Hotel & Mess Hall
Photograph - Jim Flora,'62                  

1962 - San Marco classrooms and barracks
Photograph - Jim Flora,'62                        

1961 - The "Armory"

1952 - The "Armory/Recreation Hall"
Photograph - Jim Flora,'62                                                    

1962 - The Color Guard
Photograph - Jim Flora,'62                  

1961 - Battalion Staff
Source - 1961 Saber

Corps of cadets - 1960
Photograph - Jim Flora,'62                  

1962
Photograph - Jim Flora,'62                  

1960
                        Source - 1961 Saber

Sunday dress parade - 1960
Photograph - Jim Flora,'62                                      

1962 - Band Company
Photograph - Jim Flora,'62                         

1962 - "C" Company, First Platoon
Photograph - Jim Flora,'62                        

1960 - ''Retreat"
                        Source - 1961 Saber

1960 - ''Retreat"
                                                           Source - 1947 Saber
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Sunday dress parade - 1947

Unknown year...
(Notice the height of the palm trees compared to the trees shown in the known years above!)

 
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