Artifact Details

Title

Walter Cronkite is shown the UNIVAC

Catalog Number

102621829

Type

Still Image

Date

1952 ca.

Dimensions

overall: 8 in x 10 in

Copyright Holder

Public domain

Description

This is a black and white image of Walter Cronkite, Harold Sweeney, and John Presper Eckert Jr. and a UNIVAC at the 1952 election. Walter Cronkite is on the extreme right of the image holding printouts from the typewriter machine. The caption at the bottom of the image reads "Walter Cronkite, veteran CBS anchorman, is briefed on UNIVAC's fine points by console operator Harold Sweeney during preparations for election night, 1952 while J. Presper Eckert Jr. looks on."

Category

Photograph

Subject

UNIVAC; Cronkite, Walter; Eckert, J. Presper, Jr.; Sweeney, Harold

Lot Number

X7413.2015