Artifact Details

Title

IBM RAMAC 305 system on display at Reynolds Metal trade show

Catalog Number

102652180

Type

Still Image

Date

1956 ca.

Identifying Numbers

Other number P2092

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of an IBM RAMAC 305 on display at a Reynolds Metals trade show and surrounded by several people. A woman is sitting down at the operating console and a man on the right is wearing a suit and bowtie talking to a person. The IBM display reads "Let IBM's RAMAC 305 answer your questions about aluminum". Light is coming from overhead. Written in blue ink on the top right corner is "6". Written on verso side of image in green pen is "P2092".

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

IBM 305 RAMAC (Computer); International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); International Business Machines Corporation--History; Computers--History

Lot Number

X7413.2015