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Troop Activity and Military Life
General troop activity images and scenes of military life.
Post office scene, Presidio, 1952
“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”
Toy and Postmaster, c. 1952
Major Toy, Col. John Beck, Executive Officer, and the Postmaster of the Presidio, c. 1952.
Toy in post office window, c. 1952
William Toy in widow of post office with a man buying stamps, c. 1952.
Man and little boy in fire hat, c. 1952
Man in uniform holding up little boy with fire hat on, probably William Toy’s son, c. 1952.
Arrival of Santa Claus, Presidio, 1952
“Arrival of Santa Claus at the Enlisted Men’s Club, Presidio. 22 December 1952 [Christmas party].”
Soldiers on Montgomery barracks steps, c. 1940s
Presidio, 234th Signal Company, sitting on steps of the Montgomery Street barracks, c. 1940s.
Crissy Field mess hall, c. 1940s
Crissy Field mess hall, 234th Signal Company, c. 1940s.
Children on cannon, Presidio, 1929
“Col. Brown & Jr. Traffic Cops.” Children sitting on cannon, 1929.
Machine gun range, Crissy Field, 1929
“D Company machine gun 1000 inch range.” Crissy Field, Presidio, 1929.
Mule pulling gun, Presidio, 1929
“Machine gun D Company firing at airplanes.” Mule pulling gun, Presidio, 1929.
Parade ground with wagons, Presidio
“Service Company Review. 30th Infantry” Parade ground with Calistoga wagons and cars, Presidio.
WPA cadets setting up guns, 1930
Fort Scott West Point Academy cadets setting up guns, 1930.
WPA cadets drilling, c. 1930s
Fort Scott West Point Academy cadets drilling on parade ground, c. 1930s.
WPA cadets in formation, c. 1930s
Fort Scott West Point Academy cadets in formation with Golden Gate Bridge in background, c. 1930s.
WPA military history class, c. 1930s
Fort Scott West Point Academy cadets in a military history class, c. 1930s.
WPA cadets outside shooting range, c. 1930s
Four Fort Scott West Point Academy cadets outside of shooting range, c. 1930s.
WPA cadets scrubbing, c. 1930s
Two Fort Scott West Point Academy cadets scrubbing the floor near upright rifles, c. 1930s.
WPA cadets loading gun, c. 1930s
Two Fort Scott West Point Academy cadets loading a gun while an officer watches, c 1930s.
WPA barracks, c. 1930s
Fort Scott West Point Academy cadets getting ready in barracks, c 1930s.
WPA cadets at Baker Beach, c. 1930s
Fort Scott West Point Academy cadets diving into the ocean at Baker Beach, c. 1930s.