Artifact Details

Title

James Moore removes polaroid film from Univac page recorder

Catalog Number

102664186

Type

Still Image

Dimensions

10 x 8 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of James Moore removing polaroid film from the Univac LARC's page recorder. He is wearing a white short sleeve shirt and glasses. This is a side profile shot of him removing the film. Light is coming from the ceiling lights.
The accompanying white sheet reads "James Moore, Lawrence Radiation Laboratory's chief engineer for the UNIVAC LARC, removes polaroid film from monitoring camera to check operation of computer's page recorder. In actual operation, LARC results are automatically photographed with a high-speed camera from the face of a cathode ray tube. The process can record up to 9,600 lines of output per minute."

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

Moore, James; Univac LARC (Computer); Univac computer

Collection Title

J. Pres Eckert papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Purchase of the Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3115.2005