September 4, 1908
Virginia Maud Dunlap Duncan and her husband, Gilbert Duncan, began the weekly publication of the Winslow American. The couple had changed the name of the paper they bought, which was originally the Winslow Mirror. After her husband’s death, Virginia Duncan continued the paper until 1956. Virginia Duncan achieved national recognition for being elected mayor of Winslow (Washington County) and serving from 1925 to 1926 with an all-women city council.