Hidden Figures Character Descriptions

Margot Lee Shetterly
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Dorothy Vaughan

This African American woman was promoted to head of West Computing and later became a computer programmer.

Katherine Goble Johnson

This African American woman calculated the trajectory for the Project Mercury mission.

Virginia Tucker

This white woman worked as Langley’s Head Computer and recruited women to work as computers.

Melvin Butler

This man was the personnel officer at Langley and helped start the West Computing pool.

Margery Hannah

This white woman was the first head of West Computing and treated her black coworkers as equals.

Blanche Sponserl

This white woman was promoted to head of West Computing, but suffered a mental break and died.

Miriam Mann

This African American woman was a computer who did not like the “colored computers” sign on the lunchroom table, so she hid it until management gave up and stopped replacing the sign.

Mary Winston Jackson

This African American woman worked...

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