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Catalog Number

102631263

Title

Ken Olsen announcing the PDP-1 computer at the 1959 Eastern Joint Computer Conference.

Type

Still Image

Date

1959

Publisher

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

other number 10159
other number 8

Dimensions

1 slide

Format

Transparency

Description

This is a black and white 35mm slide image of Ken Olsen standing in front of several men pointing to the PDP-1 monitor with his right hand. His left hand is in his pocket. He seems to be talking or demonstrating the PDP-1 to the group. Two of the men in the foreground have their backs to the camera. Written on the top edge of slide in black ink is "10159" and "D" and is circled. Written on bottom of the slide in black pen is "HISTORY" and "8".

Category

Slide; Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

Digital Computer Corporation (DEC); PDP-1 (Computer)

Credit

Gift of Hewlett-Packard Company

Lot Number

X2675.2004