Mother’s Day 1943

Image of a shipfitter's helper

In May of 1943, Mrs. Hazel Fuhrman was doing her bit for the war effort by working as a shipfitter's helper. Her 18-year-old son was serving in the U.S. Navy. This photograph was published in the Tacoma Times on May 8, 1943 for the nation's second wartime Mother's Day.

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