FDR Laying the Cornerstone of Washington National Airport
Part ofRG 13: Samuel Milner National Airport Research Papers ; RG 13: Samuel Milner National Airport Research Papers » Series 6: Photographs » File 3: National Airport*
September 26 1940
President Franklin D. Roosevelt setting the cornerstone of Washington National Airport. He's seen holding a brick trowel. Also pictured are, left to right, Secretary of Commerce Jesse Jones, John McShain, the builder of the airport, and Brigadier General Edwin M. Watson.1 photograph : b&w print ; 8 x 10 in.