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By the time of her death in 1911 Williamina Fleming would be internationally recognized for her enduring contributions to the field of astronomy

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(Above). Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming (1857-1911), photographic portrait, ca. 1890. (Below). Observatory computer room and staff, 1891. Williamina Fleming standing middle rear, Edward Pickering standing far left. The women depicted in this photograph analyzed stellar photographs and computed data at the Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts. From the Women Working digital collection, Open Collections Program, Harvard University Library (http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww). Courtesy of Harvard University Archives [Call Numbers: HUP Fleming, Williamina (1) and HUV 1210 (9-4) img Box 0].

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