Artifact Details

Title

IBM Tabulating and Card Reader/Punch Machines (1950)

Catalog Number

102645463

Type

Still Image

Identifying Numbers

Other number #1319

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

B/W, Perspective view of an IBM Tabulating and Card Reader/Punch Machines. Computer room environment with patterned tile floor, fluorescent lighting and drop ceiling with sprinkler heads. Rows of IBM card handling machines along with storage units at side wall. Many people working the room; men and women in suits.; all handling cards. Verso: "1319" in light black pencil, sideways, left center edge. "EAM INSTALLATION - 1950" in heavy black felt tip at upper right edge. "Electric Accounting method" in light black pencil upper right side. [9/26/2005 JJL]

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

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

Lot Number

X7413.2015