Artifact Details

Title

UNIVAC at GE

Catalog Number

102707319

Type

Still Image

Date

1954 ca.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 84.60 Verso Pencil
Other number P2001 Verso Pencil

Dimensions

overall: 8 in x 10 in

Description

This is a black and white image: William Short and Lillian Gilbreth stand in front of a display of GE IDA (Industrial Data Accumulator) system with a Univac I as the central image. Also shown is an IBM card punch, a Pageomatic. At the bottom of the display is the GE logo and "Range Department Applicance Park, Louisville, KY."
Verso: "Disucssion of UNIVAC installation in Lousiville planrt of GE 1954" in pencil.
Verso: white paper label: "Paul: I checked with GE's Applicance Group, but they had nothing. The best could do is this picture of William Short,
a GE production engineer, explaining the system to Lilliam ("Cheaper by the Dozen") Gilbreth, the production expert at a GE mgmt meeting. Goeorge Wise" "Recieved Aug 6 1984" black stamp. left top corner "PC/crrs"

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015