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Melba Roy

Melba Roy

Books: Callan, Jim. 2009. America in the 1960s. New York: Facts on File.  Websies: Wednesday Geek Woman: Melba Roy Mouton – Geek Feminism.org A woman in IT we should know more about: Melba Roy – IBM Developer Works [Blogs], February 15, 2013. Meet Melba Roy Mouton – a Head Computer Programmer & Assistant Chief of Research at […]

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Mary Jackson

Mary Jackson

Articles: Buckley, Cara. “Uncovering a Tale of Rocket Science, Race and the ’60s,” New York Times, May 20, 2016. “She Lives with Wind Tunnels,” Ebony Magazine, Vol. XXXII, No.10 August 1977, p.116 Books: Lee Shetterly, Margot, and Margot Lee Shetterly. 2016. Hidden figures: the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our […]

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NASA’s African-American Human Computers

NASA’s African-American Human Computers

Individuals  Barbara Holley, (Barbara Ann Brown Holley) Obituary: Barbara Ann Brown ‘Babs’ Holley – daily Press Miriam Daniel Mann, (NASA Career: 1943-1966) Miriam Daniel Mann – Biography  NASA, “Letter Congratulating Miriam D. Mann On Twenty Years of Service,” Human Computers at NASA, accessed December 20, 2016 Sichynsky, Tanya. “How World War II opened the door for one […]

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Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson

Articles: Buckley, Cara. “Uncovering a Tale of Rocket Science, Race and the ’60s,” New York Times, May 20, 2016. Human Computers: The Women in Aeronautical Research Golemba, Beverly E. Unpublished. When the Computer Wore a Skirt: Langley’s Computers, 1935-1970. McLennan, Sarah and Mary Gainer. NASA News & Notes. Vol 29, No 1. 2012, p.25. Books: […]

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Dorothy Vaughan

Dorothy Vaughan

Books: Lee Shetterly, Margot. 2016. Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race. New York, NY: William Morrow. Belman, Felice, and Mike Pride. 2001. The New Hampshire Century: Concord Monitor Profiles of One Hundred People Who Shaped It. Hanover, NH: University Press of […]

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