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Invitation to Attend a Meeting of the Short-Range Language Committee, June 1959

Invitation to Attend a Meeting of the Short-Range Language Committee, June 1959

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During 1959 the first plans for the computer language COBOL emerged as a result of meetings of several committees and subcommittees of programmers. These were not the work of a professional society, but of groups organized by the U.S. Department of Defense. This letter invited Howard Bromberg of RCA to attend a subcommittee meeting held in Michigan. It represents only a small part of the organizational effort that went into COBOL.
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overall: 10 3/4 in x 8 1/8 in; 27.305 cm x 20.701 cm
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Courtesy of Howard Bromberg
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