Artifact Details

Title

People working in the tape preparation room for the ILLIAC I

Catalog Number

102652012

Type

Still Image

Date

1955 ca.

Publisher

Illinois, University of (Urbana-Champaign)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1432 Verso
Other number 195(45-6)b Verso

Dimensions

7 3/4 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of nine people working in a tape preparation room for the ILLIAC I. Eight of the people are men and there is one woman and none of them are facing the camera. The tape punching machines are against the wall. Light is coming from the overhead lights as well as from the direction of the camera. Written on verso side of image in pencil on left side is "#1432" and on the top edge is "195(4-5-6)b". Written also on the top edge in black pen on verso side of image is "195(4-5-6)b".

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

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

Lot Number

X7413.2015