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Top secret Rosies : the female computers of World War II.

Erickson, LeAnn. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS : 2010.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Leann Erickson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Documentary subjects: Jean Jennings Bartik, Joe Chapline, Marlyn Wescoff Meltzer, Shirley Blumberg Melvin, James 'Doug' Mickle, Doris Blumberg Polsky, Edward Sage.
Summary, etc.:
In 1942, when computers were human and women were underestimated, a group of female mathematicians helped win a war and usher in the modern computer age. Sixty-five years later their story has finally been told.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Women mathematicians > History > 20th century.

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