Artifact Details

Title

IBM 7030 "The Stretch" Data Processing System

Catalog Number

102640266

Type

Still Image

Photographer

Public Relations Photo Service

Identifying Numbers

Other number # 1350

Dimensions

8 1/8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

B/W, perspective view of IBM 7030 Data Processing System. Two men in extreme foreground, each holding a printed circuit (P.C.) card with tunnel diodes and looking at the cards. Man, in dark suit, on right, is standing is pointing at the P.C. card. Man, in dark suit, is seated at the left with an open piece of documentation under his hand and the P.C. card he is holding. Behind the men is a control panel and a bank of box units is seen disappearing into the right background Hardwood floor. Verso: "IBM Data Systems Division Development Laboratory Photographic Services Poughkeepsie, New York" stamped in black, sideways, at center. "#1350", sideways, in black pencil at center, left edge. Paper release # 1350 accompanied photo and is in the document sleeve of the photo folder. [8/22/2005 JJL]

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

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

Lot Number

X7413.2015