(these are online photos I grabbed, not the stuff I have)
Grace Murray Hopper, FIRST person to make computers understand English.-Yale Educated, Navy Woman to the Core, Retiring once, being recalled to Service.."Rear Admiral Dr. Grace Murray Hopper was a remarkable woman who grandly rose to the challenges of programming the first computers. During her lifetime as a leader in the field of software development concepts, she contributed to the transition from primitive programming techniques to the use of sophisticated compilers. .."
I am so Excited I can BARELY get out my information...
My Friend and I were Garage Sailing...
She found a box of old photos, news article, papers from Washington D.C., the PENTAGON ....and this lady Grace Hopper's pictures, papers etc are included in it. "this Lady" seems SO disrespectful. BECAUSE OF HER...Computers work. She worked for the Early RAND Corporation.
She retired, and was "requested" to return because of computer crisis of the Govt. in making computers integrate. She didn't retire until '88.
We have an original menu of the dinner of one of her special award events!
OK, On TOP of all this...are MANY MANY "Pentagon Released" photos of old war ships, missiles, in PENTAGON envelope!
I'm shallow enough that yes, some sort of similar photos seem to be selling for about 25 dollars each on ebay.
How bout a Picture of the underwater firing of a Polaris A-3 missile from an "unnamed" submarine? GOT IT. http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/sh-usn/usnsh-p/ss2.htm
the USS SEAFOX, off coast of OAHU - GOT IT!!!