Artifact Details

Title

Harry Huskey sitting next to the SWAC computer console

Catalog Number

102652276

Type

Still Image

Identifying Numbers

Other number 236

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of Harry Huskey sitting at the console of the SWAC computer. He is facing towards the left side of the image and away from the camera. He is dressed in a suit and tie and has his right hand on the console and his left hand is holding an open binder with notes. The main computer in front of him is labeled "NBS Western Automatic Computer". Written on verso side of image in blue pen is "Figure 1 The Author and the SWAC, 1950 (note to editor: The original in color)" and also written in black pen is "2/2 p117" and "236" with some squiggly marks in black pen on verso side. A yellow post it note attached to verso side has written in pencil "1951 SWAC Harry Huskey". Written in the lower right corner of verso side in pencil is "Fig 1 Huskey Annals p.117"

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

SWAC computer; Computer industry--United States; Computers--History; Huskey, Harry

Credit

Gift of J.A.N. Lee

Lot Number

X3191.2005