No. 4: Women Engineers in the Civil Rights Era
To Equality and Beyond!: NASA and Gender in the Civil Rights Era by Emily Margolis
Making Role Models on Reddit by Anna Reser
This issue, our first guest author Emily Margolis describes her project to document the working lives of women engineers in mid-century America, and to cast light on the importance of remembering that the space age and the Civil Rights era were contemporaneous. Anna follows up with a few observations about how the topic of women engineers is currently being batted around in popular internet culture.
*Banner image | Margaret Hamilton via Wikimedia Commons