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This Day in Norwood History-January 23, 1946-Aeroplane Construction Explained To Wing Scouts

CONSTRUCTION OF THE AEROPLANE is explained to these Wing Scouts by Mr. Thomas D. Wildon, head of the Junior Aviation League of Boston and designer of model planes, who addressed the girls at a recent meeting at the Civic. Pictured with the young aviation enthusiasts, most of whom are members of the Junior Wing Group, are Miss Frances Dethier, an Eagle Scout, Radcliffe graduate and Junior Wing Group leader, and Mrs. Emerson Thomas, pilot of the Senior Group. Included in the above group are Margie Williamson, Nancy Eklund, Betty Pierpont, Marjorie Hyland, Dorothy McComb, Mary Jane Brock, Jane Spalding, Diane Wiesul, Joan Bouchard, Gay Burke, Jane Hallet, Martha Learnard, Marilyn Saumsiegle, Marcia Rouillard and Joyce Towne Members are taking a course in complete ground work under the instruction of Mr. Jack Phillips, Chief Pilot for E. W Wiggins A Piper Cub training plane, one of three donated by Piper Aircraft for use by Wing Scouts of New England, will be christened Saturday afternoon at the Norwood Airport A bus for the airport will leave the Norwood Municipal Building at 2 30 p m (Surette Photo)

This Day In Norwood History-February 5, 1943-Hospital Handles More Cases in 1942

This Day In Norwood History-February 5, 1943-Hospital Handles More Cases in 1942

44% Of Patients Prove To Be Norwood Residents Topping all previous years in the number of cases handled, the total of 4066 individuals who were treated at the Norwood Hospital…

The Tanneyhill & Diggs Families of Norwood

The Tanneyhill & Diggs Families of Norwood

Two Influential African-American Families in Norwood This story begins in the aftermath of the U. S. Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation. Two Black families move to Norwood.Using photos donated…

This Day In Norwood History-February 4, 1941-Federal Auxiliary Airport in Norwood Asked in Proposal to State Legislature

This Day In Norwood History-February 4, 1941-Federal Auxiliary Airport in Norwood Asked in Proposal to State Legislature

While the legislative committee on military affairs remained deadlocked over the site for a new state-operated East Boston Airport auxiliary landing field, Senator Mason Sears of Dedham yesterday gained suspension…

This Day in Norwood History-February 3, 1948-Count Von Rumford Branded Spy By Historical Society Speaker

This Day in Norwood History-February 3, 1948-Count Von Rumford Branded Spy By Historical Society Speaker

Painting of Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford by Thomas Gainsborough 1783 A letter written in a nut-bark fluid to General Thomas Gage, British leader in the American Revolution, has recently been discovered and…

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