Talk:Edward Charles Pickering
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Alas, his feminism is compromised: my understanding is that he hired the women because they would work for less. Still, given the times, I suppose it's commendable that he hired women at all. Slgillett (talk) 22:00, 19 October 2009 (UTC)
Not an AAVSO co-founder
Recent (2011) research by the AAVSOs own historian has revealed that Pickerings role in founding the AAVSO was inflated/misrepresented as early as in 1919, and that in fact, Pickering cannot be regarded as a co-founder of the association. I therefore removed this statement from the article.
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