Artifact Details

Title

Operator at a Unimatic reservation terminal

Catalog Number

102664701

Type

Still Image

Date

1970 ca.

Identifying Numbers

Other number Fig 11
Other number OOC 1337

Dimensions

8 1/4 x 11 in.

Format

Photographic print

Copyright Holder

Sperry Rand Corporation

Description

This is a black and white image of a woman, seated on the left, typing into a airline computer reservation system. She is looking at the screen. The background is white. J. Presper Eckert describes this computer terminal in his speech "Industry Science & Technology in Last Third of the Century, 1966" as "...a newly designed input station for an airline reservations system. It contains a keyboard, better memory and may other items." (p. 10-11). Written on verso side is "Fig. 11". Written in pencil on small white strip included with binder is "1337".

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

Eckert, J. Presper, Jr.; Reservation; Airline; Real time

Collection Title

J. Pres Eckert papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Purchase of the Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3115.2005