Fern Evan's husband, GM3e Woodrow W. Evans was killed aboard the U.S.S. West Virginia during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, leaving Fern to support herself and their 20 month old son. Subsequently, Mrs. Evans was employed at a West Coast aircraft plant. She's shown here working on a radio bracket for a bomber.
Airplanes--Parts., U.S.S. West Virginia., Women., and Bombers.
U.S.S. West Virginia.
Library of Congress
West Virginia History OnView and USS West Virginia