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Hidden figures : the untold story of the African American women who helped win the space race / Margot Lee Shetterly.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 510.9252 LEE (Text) 36626103780045 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Waveland Brown Twp PL - Waveland 510.92520973 (Text) 74542000025826 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780008201289
  • Physical Description: xviii, 346 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: London : William Collins, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references ([273]-328) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A Door Opens -- Mobilization -- Past Is Prologue -- The Double V -- Manifest Destiny -- War Birds -- The Duration -- Those Who Moved Forward -- Breaking the Barriers -- Home by the Sea -- The Area Rule -- Serendipity -- Turbulence -- Angle of Attack -- Young, Gifted, and Black -- What a Difference a Day Makes -- Outer Space -- With All Deliberate Speed -- Model Behavior -- Degrees of Freedom -- Out of the Past, the Future -- America Is for Everybody -- To Boldly Go.
Summary, etc.: An account of the previously unheralded but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program describes how they were segregated from their white counterparts by Jim Crow laws in spite of their groundbreaking successes.
Subject: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Officials and employees > Biography.
Women mathematicians > United States > History > 20th century > Biograhpy.
African American women > History > 20th century > Biography.
African American mathematicians > Biography.
Space race.
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