Artifact Details

Title

IBM Tabulating and Card Reader/Punch Machines (1957)

Catalog Number

102645465

Type

Still Image

Identifying Numbers

Other number P4618

Dimensions

8 1/8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

B/W, Perspective view of an IBM Tabulating and Card Reader/Punch Machines. Computer room environment with hardwood floor, recessed lighting and corrugated ceiling. Rows of IBM card handling machines along with storage units at the back and left side walls. Line of tables from left foreground to the right background. White paneled off room with windows at rear. bank of plug boards along right side to rear wall. "1957 : TAB DEPT PARTS DIVISION REYNOLDS METALS COMPANY LOUISVILLE KY" in blue ink written in the bottom edge, white, margin. Verso: "P4618" in light black pencil, sideways, right top edge. "punch card" in light black pencil, sideways, lower right edge. [10/03/2005 JJL]

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

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

Lot Number

X7413.2015