Great Depression & World War II Stafford Homefront WPA Ladies Sewing Group

WPA Ladies Sewing Group

These eight ladies in their matching uniforms constituted the WPA Ladies Sewing Group. The photograph may date from the 1940s. The names of five of them are known.

On the front row, left to right, are Temple (Chewning) Powers (1879-1970), Dora B. Cooper (1871-1955), Nellie (Raines) Spicer (1896-1992), Daisy (Shackelford) Armstrong (1884- 1970). On the back row, only Dora Lee Johnson (1895-1969) on the far right is known.

If you can identify any of the others, please let us know.