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Title: Oral history interview with Frances E. Holberton
Authors: Holberton, Frances E.
Keywords: Computer history
United States. -- National Bureau of Standards
LARC (Computer)
ENIAC (Computer)
Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Computers -- United States -- History
Computer programming.
Computer programmers
Computer industry -- United States -- History
Women electronic data processing personnel
Women's history
Issue Date: 14-Apr-1983
Publisher: Charles Babbage Institute
Citation: Frances E. Holberton, OH 50. Oral history interview by James Baker Ross, 14 April 1983, Potomac, Maryland. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107363
Abstract: 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 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 encountered as a woman. She recounts her work on ENIAC and LARC, her design of operating systems, and her applications programming.
Description: Transcript, 46 pp. Audio file available at http://purl.umn.edu/94962
URI: http://purl.umn.edu/107363
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