WW2 Women Welders: 1942

WW2 Women Welders: 1942

Description with the photo: "De Land pool. Aircraft construction class. These two Daytona Beach, Florida housewives talk war work and welding like their grandmothers talked about the weekly quilting society, as they learn to take their places on a war production line in the Volusia County Vocational School. Mrs. Nancy H. Herbert, left, has a son in the Navy. Mrs. Anna E. Larrabee, right, is a grandmother who has one son in the Navy, a second in the Marines, a third in the Canal Zone as a war worker, and a fourth son who is now an aviation mechanic." WW2 allied support photo taken in 1942 by photographer Howard R. Hollem for the U.S. Office of War Information. Vintage photos provided by LOC. Original Medium: film negative.