Artifact Details

Title

Harry Huskey operates ENIAC

Catalog Number

102649734

Type

Still Image

Date

1946 ca.

Identifying Numbers

Other number OOC 1108-7

Dimensions

10 x 8 1/8 in.

Format

Photographic print

Copyright Holder

Public domain

Description

This is a black and white image of Harry Huskey standing next to the ENIAC machine and turning a dial with his right hand. He is wearing a suit and tie and looking at the oscilloscope. Text on verso side reads "Picture 23 The Initiating and Cycling units of ENIAC. The picture on the oscillopscope shows one of the fundamental electrical signals transmitted to all units of the machine. The bank of neons above the scope correspond to the twenty different parts of an addition. Each of these parts represent 1/100,000 of a second." Written in pencil on small white round label on original protective sleeve was "1108-7."

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

Huskey, Harry; World War II

Collection Title

J. Pres Eckert papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Purchase of the Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3115.2005