Frances (Betty) Holberton with Univac LARC-2 Supercomputer

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Frances (Betty) Holberton with Univac LARC-2 Supercomputer

Description

A key software pioneer, Frances Holberton (1917-2001) programmed the ENIAC (1942-1946) and created software for the UNIVAC at Eckert-Mauchly Computer Company and Remington Rand (1947-1953). At the Applied Math Laboratory (1953-1966) of the U.S. Navy's David Taylor Model Basin, a large-scale test facility for ship design, she supervised advanced programming and helped create the computer language COBOL.

Date

c. 1961

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“Frances (Betty) Holberton with Univac LARC-2 Supercomputer,” Gallery, accessed July 20, 2024, https://gallery.lib.umn.edu/items/show/2434.