Artifact Details

Title

ENIAC auxiliary equipment and associated IBM equipment

Catalog Number

102622392

Type

Still Image

Date

1946-1949

Identifying Numbers

Other number OOC 1108-5
Other number P83.19 Verso pencil

Dimensions

8 1/8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of two women working next to a printer and card sorter. The woman on the left of the image is Betty Jennings and she is feeding cards into the machine while Frances Bilas on the right is removing a set of cards. Written on the piece of paper affixed to verso side is "Picture 13 A close-up of the printer, the constant transmitter and the associated IBM equipment. Miss Betty Jennings on the left is inserting a deck of cards containing initial data on which the ENIAC will operate while Miss Frances Bilas on the right is removing a set of cards which represents the result of the preceeding computation.

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

ENIAC (Computer); Jennings, Betty; Bilas, Frances

Collection Title

J. Pres Eckert papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Purchase of the Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3115.2005