Artifact Details

Title

IBM Applications - IBM Micro-Processing Procedural Diagram

Catalog Number

102645593

Type

Still Image

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number #1410

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

Black and white. This is a monotone diagram of the IBM Micro-Processing procedure. On the recto the steps are "1 DRAWING OR OTHER DOCUMENTS", "2 PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT", "3 MICROFILM TO MASTER APERATURE CARD", "4 IBM MICRO-COPIER", "5 COPY OF MASTER CARD", "6 IBM MICRO-VIEWER". On the verso is written "FOR RELEASE: P.M.'s Tuesday April 30, 1963. FROM: International Business Machines Corp. Data Processing Division 112 East Post Road, White Plains, New York. Bert Reisman, White Plains 9-1900. SAN FRANCISCO, Apil 30 . . . This is the step-by-step process in the handling of documents using IBM's new Micro-Processing units. Original documents (1) such as design drawings, land titles, police records and chemical abstracts are photographed (2) and reproduced in miniature of microfilm. The image is copied (3) from the microfilm to flim mounted in aperature cards which can be handled by data processing equipment. The IBM Micro-Copier I (4) takes about 15 seconds to reproduce a copy card from this master card. The IBM Micro-Copier II will reproduce either the image of a card or an image directly from a microfilm roll. The image of the copy card (5) is viewed (6) in the portable IBM Micro-Viewer."

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

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

Lot Number

X7413.2015