Caption states: "A view of the Presidio of the SF in 1898, looking Northeast across the Bay. Fort Mason is to the extreme right, the parade ground on the left is faced by barracks... The cluster of tents housed troops in training."
“Explaining some of the details of the new Post Office routine at the Presidio of San Francisco, is Serse Thompson, employee. Interested spectators are Sgt. WO Parks, and Col Perter J Lloyd, new Deputy Post Commander at the Presidio. 5 May 1952”