@ilovecomputers @natecull @enkiv2 photo 0002: "In those days all of the computer operations staff were female".

Things sure changed.

@polychrome @ilovecomputers @natecull @enkiv2 I remember this from visiting my dad's office when I was a kid. They were called "office girls" or "steno pool". Operating computers required typing, and typing (and much office work in general) was considered women's work. They input programs and ran jobs and reports and generally kept the system running. They also operated the telex machines which were like early interoffice email/chat/slack.

@natecull @enkiv2 the lady in the sleveless mod dress is such a look omg

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