Artifact Details

Title

Dr. Sidney Fernbach, Dr. Harold Brown, and Dr. Edward Teller next to the Univac LARC

Catalog Number

102664189

Type

Still Image

Place of Publication

Lawrence, CA, US

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of Dr. Sidney Fernbach (left), Harold Brown with arms folded (center), and Edward Teller (right) next to the Univac LARC system. They are all standing in front of the Univac console. Light is coming from the ceiling lights. The sign overhead reads "Remington Rand UNIVAC". Written on the accompany white paper reads "Dr. Sidney Fernback (left), head of Computation Division at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Livermore, explains procedures used to make the final acceptance tests on the LARC to Dr. Harold Brown (center), Livermore Director, and Dr. Edward Teller, LRL Associate Director. In order to pass the tests, the LARC had to operate continuously for two 16-hour periods at a minimum of 95 per cent efficiency."

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

University of California, Berkeley, Lawrence Radiation Laboratory; Fernbach, Sidney; Brown, Harold; Teller, Edward

Collection Title

J. Pres Eckert papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Purchase of the Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3115.2005