Artifact Details

Title

BIZMAC electronic data-processing system installation, Camden, New Jersey

Catalog Number

102618877

Type

Still Image

Date

1950 ca.

Identifying Numbers

Other number #6,7,8
Other number 591
Other number 84.56

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

Black and white image of the BIZMAC electronic data-processing system installation at RCA's Camden, N.J. plant. Verso release attached: "Release - "BIZMAC" electronic data-processing system installation at RCA's Camden, N.J. , plant is used for lightning-fast processing of various types of corporate-wide paperwork. In foreground is "Bizmac" system's computer console. In background can be seen Card Transcriber, which transfers data from punched cards to magnetic tape, and Tape File stations, in which data-enscribed reels of mangetic tape are stored. #### #6,7,8. RADIO CORPORATION OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION, RCA Building, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, 20, N.Y. RCA logo bottom left corner of label." Near word "Release" is number 591 in pencil and 1950's in blue ballpoint pen. Number 591 is repeated, in pencil, on verso side of image.

Category

Publicity photograph; Snapshot

Subject

BIZMAC (Computer)