Artifact Details

Title

Small wire type memory plane

Catalog Number

102664696

Type

Still Image

Identifying Numbers

Other number Fig 5
Other number OOC 1337

Dimensions

8 1/8 x 11 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of someone holding a wire type memory plane against a white background. Only the right and left hands are shown. The round spotlight is focused on the memory plane. J. Presper Eckert describes this type of memory in his speech "Industry Science & Technology in Last Third of the Century, 1966" as "...a small memory plane of the wire type from one of the space memories." (p. 8). Written on verso side is "Fig. 5". Written in pencil on small white strip included with binder is "1337".

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

Eckert, J. Presper, Jr.

Collection Title

J. Pres Eckert papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Purchase of the Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3115.2005