Line Up of Some of Women Welders Including The Women's Welding Champion of Ingalls [Shipbuilding Corp. Pascagoula, Mississippi], 1943

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Original Caption: Line Up of Some of Women Welders Including The Women's Welding Champion of Ingalls [Shipbuilding Corp., Pascagoula, Ms]., 1943

U.S. National Archives' Local Identifier: 86-WWT-85-35

Photographer: Beebe, Spencer

World War, 1939-1945

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    • 03/Feb/2010 22:39:54

    ' The Magnificent Seven ' ! (plus Boss)

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    • 08/Apr/2010 20:35:40

    Which one was the Women's Welding Champion? And is there a way to find out the names of these women?

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    • 30/Mar/2013 00:51:00

    Do you know who took this picture?

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    • 31/Aug/2013 15:11:19

    My Aunt, Vera Anderson, the Women's Champion Welder, is pictured on the far right, next to a Ingalls official. Vera retained the title Champion Welder she won in 1943 after being challenged again in 1944. Vera, sadly passed away August 29, 2013 at age 90. Her trophy and pictures of the welding contests are on display at the Military Museum of Camp Shelby.

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