District Agricultural Association GroundsMarine Color Guard at Cow Palace, 2005 Photograph by Robert Dawson
Removing and stacking top loam for new finish and doing all grading of area shown on accompanying drawing to finished grades or elevations as noted. Area to be used for parking space, track and recreational and athletic field. Handle approximately 170,000 cubic yards of earth.–Mooser, p. 83.
The same text (pgs. 89 and 95) reports work on the San Francisco Agricultural Association livestock building (Unit #2) and on the parking area, athletic field and adjacent boulevard, which is almost certainly referring to this same site.
United States. Work Projects Administration (Calif.) Report on Progress of the Works Program in San Francisco. January, 1938. Works Progress Administration / William Mooser, Jr., branch manager. [San Francisco? 1938]
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