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Oral history interview with Frances E. Holberton, 1983 April 14.

Author: Frances E Holberton; James Baker Ross
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Holberton discusses her education from 1940 through the 1960s and her experiences in the computing field. These include work with the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation, David W. Taylor Model Basin, and the National Bureau of Standards. She discusses her perceptions of cooperation and competition between members of these organizations and the difficulties she faced as a woman. She recounts her work on ENIAC and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Frances E Holberton; James Baker Ross
OCLC Number: 63283835
Notes: Recorded in Potomac, Md.
Description: Sound cassettes : 2 (60 min. each) : analog, mono. Transcript : 46 p. Computer data (1 file : 71K)

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Holberton discusses her education from 1940 through the 1960s and her experiences in the computing field. These include work with the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation, David W. Taylor Model Basin, and the National Bureau of Standards. She discusses her perceptions of cooperation and competition between members of these organizations and the difficulties she faced as a woman. She recounts her work on ENIAC and LARC, her design of operating systems, and her applications programming.

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