The beginning.

Our first header was from the Smithsonian Public Commons:

Aline H. Rhonie, American painter, 1909-1963, at work on aviation mural at Roosevelt Field, Garden City, New York

Aline H Rhonie was known as a flying artist for her work encouraging female participation in the air defense program and British War Relief. She learned mural painting from Diego Rivera and painted the large aviation themed fresco mural in Hangar F at Roosevelt Field.

Creator/Photographer: Peter A. Juley & Son

Medium: Black and white photographic print

Dimensions: 8 in x 10 in

Culture: American

Date: c. 1935

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