Artifact Details

Title

IBM 650 System

Catalog Number

102649696

Type

Still Image

Date

1953 ca.

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 two woman working on the IBM 650 system that includes card sorter and magnetic drum. The woman on the right is working next to the card sorter and is pushing some buttons. The woman on the left is sitting down at the console and is pushing some buttons with her left hand. Written on verso side of image is "650" in lower left corner on verso side.

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); Computer industry--History; IBM 650 (Computer); Electronic data processing--History; Computers--History; vacuum tubes; magnetic drums; Software

Lot Number

X3461.2006