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National Park Service Ranger Frederick Penn presents "Col. Charles Young and the Buffalo Soldiers at the Presidio"
Vietnam-era veteran, Frederick Penn, a National Park Service ranger at the Presidio of San Francisco, presents Col. Charles Young and the Buffalo Soldiers at the Presidio.
This PowerPoint presentation provides a revealing look at the time spent in the Bay Area by one of the most significant African American military figures in U.S. history and the first black U.S. national park superintendent.