Keypunching Computer Cards as Prototypical Women's Work

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Keypunching Computer Cards as Prototypical Women's Work

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In 1971 Sperry-Rand Univac publicized keypunching by cloistered Carmelite nuns in the Bronx, New York. "The nuns, whose life is devoted to silence and isolation from the world, enter data on punched cards during their periods allotted to manual labor in their daily schedules."

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1971

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“Keypunching Computer Cards as Prototypical Women's Work,” Gallery, accessed February 29, 2024, https://gallery.lib.umn.edu/items/show/2454.