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The Resource Top secret Rosies : the female computers of World War II, producer/director, LeAnn Erickson ; writer, Cynthia Baughman

Top secret Rosies : the female computers of World War II, producer/director, LeAnn Erickson ; writer, Cynthia Baughman

Label
Top secret Rosies : the female computers of World War II
Title
Top secret Rosies
Title remainder
the female computers of World War II
Statement of responsibility
producer/director, LeAnn Erickson ; writer, Cynthia Baughman
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1942, a secret U.S. military program was launched to recruit women to the war effort. But unlike the efforts to recruit Rosie the Riveter to the factory, this clandestine search targeted female mathematicians who would become human 'computers' for the U.S. Army. From the bombing of Axis Europe to the assaults on Japanese strongholds, women worked around-the-clock six days a week, creating ballistics tables that proved crucial to Allied success. Rosie made the weapons, but the female computers made them accurate. When the first electronic computer (ENIAC) was developed to aid the Army's calculation efforts, six of these women were tapped to become its first programmers."--Container
Cataloging source
IWA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Videographers, Kevin Hachenberg ... [et al.] ; editor, LeAnn Erickson ; score, Patrick de Caumette ; narrator, LeAnn Erickson
Dewey number
510.82
Language note
English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
QA27.5
LC item number
.T67 2010
PerformerNote
Documentary subjects: Jean Jennings Bartik, Joe Chapline, Marlyn Wescoff Meltzer, Shirley Blumberg Melvin, James 'Doug' Mickle, Doris Blumberg Polsky, Edward Sage
Runtime
57
Technique
live action
Label
Top secret Rosies : the female computers of World War II, producer/director, LeAnn Erickson ; writer, Cynthia Baughman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 2010; copyright held by LeAnn Erickson
  • Bonus feature: trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (57 min.)
Isbn
9781608833320
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887013352
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
TOSR601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn693373098
  • (OCoLC)693373098
System details
DVD, widescreen, NTSC, region 1
Terms governing use
Public performance rights purchased.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Top secret Rosies : the female computers of World War II, producer/director, LeAnn Erickson ; writer, Cynthia Baughman
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 2010; copyright held by LeAnn Erickson
  • Bonus feature: trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (57 min.)
Isbn
9781608833320
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887013352
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
TOSR601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn693373098
  • (OCoLC)693373098
System details
DVD, widescreen, NTSC, region 1
Terms governing use
Public performance rights purchased.
Video recording format
DVD

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