After Babcock describes his early life, education and communications work in the Navy during World War II, the focus of the interview shifts to his work with Engineering Research Associates (ERA). Topics include: various ERA projects including Project Lime; the design of equipment at ERA; magnetic drum designs and capabilities; the work of Sidney Rubens and William Field on magnetic drums; and ERA's interaction with the Navy, especially during the Korean War.
Dean Frank Babcock, OH 120. Oral history interview by Arthur L. Norberg, 12 September 1986, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107098
Transcript, 40 pp. Audio file available at http://purl.umn.edu/95486
Babcock, Dean Frank.
Oral history interview with Dean Babcock.
Charles Babbage Institute.
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