Artifact Details

Title

Ben Ferber and Robert Price working with ERA 1103

Catalog Number

102665139

Type

Still Image

Date

1954 ca.

Publisher

General Dynamics Corporation. Convair Division; Engineering Research Associates (ERA); Remington Rand, Inc.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 18-173

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of Robert Price, right, at teletype console and Ben Ferber, left, at the ERA 1103 console. Both men are seated and neither are looking at the camera. There is a US Air Force jet model on the table to the left. The computer is labeled "ERA 1103". Stamped on verso side is "CONVAIR, A DIVISION OF GENERAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION". Written on verso side is "The 'operator' is my boss - Ben Ferber". Also written on verso is "18-173".

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

ERA 1103 (Computer); Ferber, Ben; Price, Robert M.

Credit

Gift of Robert Price

Lot Number

X3595.2006