Texas Gold Star Mothers & Widows
Members of the Denison Chapter of the Gold Star Mothers at Perrin Air Force Base
They are awaiting the arrival of Presidential candidate David Dwight Eisenhower
The lady on the far left, next to the newsmen, is Mary Wright. The lady in the front row, holding the flowers, is Monte Bales Jones, the Chapter's President in 1952. To her left is Alice Killingsworth. In the 2nd row, behind and to the right of Monte Bales Jones is Ruth Duckett.
If you recognize any of the other people in the photograph, please contact The Eisenhower Birthplace;
they are attempting to identify these women and even locate one of their uniforms for a new exhibit honoring their efforts.
Photograph property of The Eisenhower Birthplace
Gold Star Mothers' History
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Elaine Nall Bay