HIDDEN FIGURES ILLUSTRATED EDITION is the untold true story of the African-American female mathematicians, “colored computers,” at NASA who provided the calculations that helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space, set against the Jim Crow South and the civil rights movement. Among these problem-solvers were a group of exceptionally talented African American women. Originally math teachers in the South’s segregated public schools, these gifted professionals answered Uncle Sam’s call during the labor shortages of World War II. With new jobs at the fascinating, high-energy world of the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory in Hampton, Virginia, they finally had a shot at jobs that would push their skills to the limits. A fascinating book with lots of illustrations, published at $35.00, our price only $16.95. A nice hardback at a great price!
HIDDEN FIGURES ILLUSTRATED EDITION By Margot Lee Shetterly. 348 Pages. 6x9 Hardback. Illustrated. Index.
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