Artifact Details

Title

IBM 7030 "The Stretch" Data Processing System

Catalog Number

102640258

Type

Still Image

Photographer

Public Relations Photo Service

Identifying Numbers

Other number # 1344 copy 2

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

B/W, perspective view of IBM 7030 Data Processing System. Man in dark suit seated at a control panel in center foreground, flipping switches. Another large control panel at left side with table and chair in front. Banks of box units . Third control panel at right, with table and chair in front. Sign on pole in center of photo: "IBM STRETCH Atomic Energy Commission Los Alamos Scientific laboratory". Hardwood floor, computer room environment. Verso: "# 1344 copy 2" in black pencil, upper, right. Label, upper left : "Source: IBM Archive Armonk, NY" in black ink. Label, center: "STRETCH" in black ink, "BOSTON" in black pencil. [8/22/2005 JJL]

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Computer industry--History; Computers--History; Electronic data processing--History

Lot Number

X7413.2015