Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind

Catalog Number

102707442

Type

Still Image

Date

1952

Publisher

The MITRE Corporation

Place of Publication

Bedford, MA, US

Identifying Numbers

Other number #3 Verso
Other number F-5003 Verso Paper

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Copyright Holder

Public domain

Description

Black and white image showing the MIT Whirlwind computer system. Jay Forrester (far left, standing) and Norman Taylor (far left, pointing). Three other men are working with one looking at an oscilloscope and the other two attaching probes.

Verso: Paper " MITRE The MITRE Corporation Corporate Archives Butrlington Road Bedford, MA 01730 (617) 271-2496 Archives Collection AC-141 Photograph F-5003 Jay W. Forrester and Norman H. Taylor inspecting Arithmetic Element Rack; John A. O'Brien, Charles L. Coderman, and Norman L. Daggett working on Electrostatic Storage Rack. Photograph taken 1952. Please credit the MITRE Corporation Archives."

Category

Photograph

Subject

Display; Real time; core; SAGE (Air defense system)

Lot Number

X7413.2015