A freak hail storm hit the Nation’s Capitol. Washington, D.C. on April 29, 1938. The rain storm, brought down pellets of hail as large as moth balls. The hail pellets pierced cloth auto tops as if they were made of paper-mache.
Rep. Patrick Boland of Pa., House whip, inspected the hail storm (Harris & Ewing, photographer April 29, 1938)
Pat Boland of Pennsylvania, House Whip, is pictured as he dodged the hail stones on Capitol Hill. (Harris & Ewing, photographer April 29, 1938)
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