Artifact Details

Title

Dr. James Robertson and Mr. Gene Leichner working next to the ILLIAC I

Catalog Number

102652002

Type

Still Image

Date

1953 ca.

Publisher

Illinois, University of (Urbana-Champaign)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1428

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of two men working next to the ILLIAC I computer. The man on the left is Dr. James Robertson and he is wearing a suit and smoking a pipe. He is facing the machine with his left hand on a control panel. The man behind him is Mr. Gene Leichner who is wearing a white shirt and reading the tape machine. The view of the ILLIAC I is from the front showing the clear window panels. The light is coming from the direction of the camera. Written on verso side of image in pencil is "#1428" and "ILLIAC I Dr James E. Robertson facing machine Mr. Gene Leichner at paper tape reader. Written in black pen on verso side is "1953 #3H".

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Computer industry--History; Computers--History; Electronic data processing--History; Illiac I (Computer)
 

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