Artifact Details

Title

Carolyn Brown sitting at a tape puncher for the ILLIAC I

Catalog Number

102652022

Type

Still Image

Date

1953 ca.

Publisher

Illinois, University of (Urbana-Champaign)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1430
Other number 3482
Other number 3C

Dimensions

7 3/4 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of a tape preparation room for the ILLIAC I. There are four desks with tape punching machines and consoles. The woman shown in the image is Carolyn Brown and is seated at a tape punching machine with her left hand on the desk. Light is coming from the overhead lights. Written on verso side of image at the top in pencil is "Illiac Paper Tape Preparation room" and "#3C Oct 14 '53". Stamped on the top left corner is "OCT 14 1953". "#3 C" is written on black pen also at the top left corner. Written on the left side in pencil is "#1430" and in blue pen at the bottom is "3482".

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

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

Lot Number

X7413.2015