Artifact Details

Title

IBM computer data retrieval and storage room

Catalog Number

102657018

Type

Still Image

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a faded color image of a large computer data storage room with three unidentified IBM terminals, several magnetic tape reader machines, and rows of magnetic tapes on shelves and racks. One person is sitting down in the foreground with his back towards the camera. Six other people are standing in the background in one of the data storage rack rows. Light source is coming from the overhead ceiling. There is a bar code label "102622929" from the Computer History Museum affixed to the bottom left side of image which is unused nor valid.

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

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

Lot Number

X7413.2015