Participle Clauses

Past Participle

  • Ushered into the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory in 1935 [….], they acted as human computers.
  • Called the West Computers, after the area to which they were relegated, they helped blaze a trail for mathematicians and engineers of all races and genders to follow.
  • Built in 1917, this research complex was the headquarters for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)…
  • Surrounded by the West Computers and other academics, it took decades for Shetterly to realize the magnitude of the women’s work.

 

Present Participle

  • Growing up in Hampton, Virgina, in the 1970s, Shetterly lived just miles away from Langley.
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