Artifact Details

Title

Grace Hopper finds computer bug

Catalog Number

102640477

Type

Still Image

Date

1947

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white photograph of a grid lined paper with date and times. In the photograph are times and actions taken for that time. "1545" reads "Relay #70 Panel F (moth) in relay." The moth is in the photograph. Underneath the photograph reads "First acutal case of bug being found." On the verso, there are many notes. First, stamped in black ink on the verso is "PRINTED FROM CUSTOMERS NEGATIVE BY PHOTO LAB. NAVAL SURFACE WEAPONS CENTER DAHLGREN, VIRGINIA 22448". Written on the bottom right corner in pencil is "Fig 2 Anecdotes Annals". Also in blue ink is written "AFIPS-7 3037". On a yellow post it note "#32 Mark II + Hopper Finds bug NOTE" in blue ink. Also on an orange and white lined label is "CORRECT GRAMMAR" which has been striked out and "RETURN TO J.A.N. LEE and V3 N3 p 285" all in black inks. Written in pencil in the upper right corner and crossed out is "ANNALS NIEMANN FiG. 3".

Category

Photograph

Subject

Bug; Hopper, Grace M.

Credit

Gift of J.A.N. Lee

Lot Number

X3191.2005