Artifact Details

Title

IBM 305 RAMAC Installation

Catalog Number

102649692

Type

Still Image

Date

1956

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Copyright Holder

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Description

This is a black and white image of a woman seated at the IBM RAMAC 305 console. She has her right hand on the console pushing a butting or switch. The woman is facing away from the camera. There is a printer, card sorter, main data processing unit, and storage device. Light is coming from overhead and from the right of the image. Written on the label on verso side is "305 RAMAC". The woman has been identified as Peggy Hoxie, who worked as a secretary for IBM.

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

IBM 305 RAMAC (Computer); International Business Machines Corporation--History; International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); Business; Accounting

Lot Number

X3461.2006