Mr. and Mrs. Frederick D. Lawley at US Navy launching
USA, MS, Pascagoula
overall: 8 x 10 in.
Black and white photograph; Frederick D. Lawley, 2nd civilian from left, and Mrs. Lawley, 4th from left, holding bottle, with 2 civilian men, one woman, and several uniformed naval officers, at bow of naval vessel with bunting. Stamped on reverse "RELEASED OFFICIAL NAVY PHOTOGRAPH/ TITLE AND OFFICE FILE NUMBER 0-359/ DATE 5-18-42/ TO SPENCER BEEBE/ BY DIRECTION [signed Hugh Robinson, Jr.]/ SUPERVISOR OF SHIPBUILDING,/ INGALLS SHIPBUILDING CORP. PASCAGOULA, MISS./ TAKEN BY SPENCER BEEBE./ IF PUBLISHED, CREDIT LINE MUST READ/ "OFFICIAL U. S. NAVY PHOTOGRAPH"; handwritten on reverse "O-359"; photo. edges are torn and bent; see also 2002.41.150. F. D. Lawley collection.