Artifact Details

Title

Reynolds Metals introduces IBM 305 RAMAC

Catalog Number

102657013

Type

Still Image

Date

1956 ca.

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Identifying Numbers

Other number P2096

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of an indoor trade show with several vendors including IBM. There is an IBM 305 RAMAC on display with a woman dressed in a business suit sitting down demonstrating the machine to several men standing. She is facing away from the camera. Several other men are wandering around the trade show looking at other vendors. Light is coming from the ceiling lights. Written on top right corner of image is "3" in blue ink. Written on verso side of image in top left corner is "P2095" in green ink.

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Computer industry--History; International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); Computers--History; IBM 305 RAMAC (Computer); Electronic data processing--History

Lot Number

X7413.2015