Artifact Details

Title

Bud Wirsching and Robert Rudy entering data into the Univac LARC

Catalog Number

102664187

Type

Still Image

Dimensions

8 x 10 1/8 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of Bud Wirsching, seated on the left, and Robert Rudy, seated on the right. Both men have their backs towards the camera and are facing away from the camera. They are entering data into the Univac LARC. The sign above them reads "UNIVAC LARC". Light is coming from the ceiling lights. The accompanying white sheet reads "In response to a request from the UNIVAC LARC, operators enter an additional piece of information into the huge computer. Bud Wirsching (left), LARC programming supervisor for the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, reads numbers to Remington Rand programmer Robert T. Rudy, who is typing the information into the computer."

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

Wirsching, Bud; Rudy, Robert T.; 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