Post Office on the Diamond

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS volunteer) The Public Buildings Act The Public Buildings Act of 1926 authorized $50M for the construction of federal buildings in Washington DC, and earmarked an…

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The Flying Wilsons: Maxine and Findley
1947 ESSO Oil ad in an aviation magazine

The Flying Wilsons: Maxine and Findley

Maxine Anderson Wilson learned to fly after marrying her husband, pilot Findley Wilson in 1937. In 1939 she was the first District woman to hold a private license, and the…

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