Artifact Details

Title

IBM Tabulating and Card Reader/Punch Machines

Catalog Number

102645472

Type

Still Image

Participants

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number # 131
Other number 181
Other number 75

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 floor, hanging lamp lighting, exposed HVAC ducts on ceiling. Five IBM card handling machines on floor; storage units along right and back walls. Two men and four women working with the machines. Verso: "75" in black ballpoint pen, upper right edge. "181" stamped in black ink, upper right edge. "# 1316", sideways, center left edge. "Courtesy of IBM Archives" in black ballpoint on 3/4 x 1-1/2 inch, white label, upper 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