Tag: Thomas D’Alesandro Jr.

Thomas D’Alesandro Jr. was an American politician who was a U.S. Representative from Maryland’s 3rd congressional district and subsequently the mayor of Baltimore, Maryland. He was the father of the current Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nancy D’Alesandro Pelosi.

Baltimore's downtown week in 1948

Baltimore’s Downtown Week in October 1948

Here's a cool old advertisement that we dug up in the Sunday edition of The Baltimore Sun from October 17th, 1948. It's a program spurred...

Mayor D’Alesandro Protests Suburban Virginia Airport for D.C. (1949)

This is a great post that we're sharing on our sister site, Ghosts of DC. Airline traffic was getting...