Artifact Details

Title

IBM Terminals - Two women at a checkout counter in a department store

Catalog Number

102650887

Type

Still Image

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1287
Other number 163

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of two women standing at a counter in a clothing store. One woman on the left side of the image is smiling and scanning a barcode tag on a dress into a computer register. The woman on the right is watching her. The caption at the bottom of the image states "All merchandise at Miller & Paine's Downtown and suburban Gateway stores will be marked with color-bar-code tags for faster customer service and more accurate input to the computer.". Written in verso side of image in pencil is "#1287" and "163".

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

International Business Machines Corporation--History; Computer industry--History; Electronic data processing--History; Computers--History; International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Lot Number

X7413.2015