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Document Details


Title: Adelle Tomash
Local code: OH 326
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: Tomash discusses her early life in St. Paul, Minnesota, and her attendance at the University of Minnesota. She describes her marriage to Erwin Tomash and their early life together while he was in the U. S. Army during World War II. Much of the interview focuses on their life in California from 1953, during which Erwin served with several companies before starting Dataproducts Corporation. Adelle describes her role in helping him to build the company and raising their two daughters. She describes her activities outside the home, her worldwide travels, involvement in founding the Charles Babbage Institute, and her interest in and collecting of contemporary art.
Extent: 27 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=271
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2000 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Tomash, Adelle
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker race: White
Document location: Los Angeles, CA
Document date: 07-Dec-2000
Interviewer: Norberg, Arthur L.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Computer software; Electric engineering; Engineering; Information technology; North America; Oral history; Software engineering; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024054-25602