Artifact Details

Title

UNVIAC photo #4 : technician working on UNIVAC solid-state II computer

Catalog Number

102683542

Type

Still image

Date

ca. 1962

Place of Publication

Pa.

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Description

This is a black and white image. The description as typed on the back states: UNIVAC PHOTO #4,Edward Trost, a technician at the new UNIVAC Engineering Center in Whitpain Township, Pennsylvania, is shown replacing crystal diodes in the drum memory of a prototype model of a UNIVAC Solid-State II computer being assembled and "debugged" at the Center. This system will be the first solid-state computer to combine core and drum memories. Over 700 scientists, engineers and technicians at the Center are now working on both basic and applied engineering research, and on the testing of first models of new UNIVAC computers. For further information: J. D. Wood, Remington Rand Univac, 315 Park Avenue South, New York 10, New York SPring 7-8000, Ext. 326

Category

Snapshot; Publicity photograph

Collection Title

David C. Faloon papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Gift of Priscilla A. Hare

Lot Number

X3947.2007