Artifact Details

Title

PDP-1 at Parachute Contest roll 2

Catalog Number

102749585

Type

Still image

Date

ca. 1962

Publisher

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

File number 864 DEC identification number

Format

Negative

Description

There are large format negatives (2.25"x2.25"-probably 120 format film) in an inner envelope with Roll #2 written on it. There are two contact sheets with 11 images from the negatives.

There is an "A-frame" structure with "Computing Center", "digital" and PDP-1 on it. Inside is a PDP-1. There are young women in some contact prints. Most of the contact prints follow a parachute descending.
There is a vehicle with an emblem, Civil Air Patrol / USAF Auxillary, which may have been related to the parachute jump. See related items.

Category

Publicity photograph; Snapshots

Collection Title

Digital Equipment Corporation records

Series Title

Still images: Negatives

Credit

Gift of Hewlett-Packard Company

Lot Number

X2675.2004

Related Records

102749584 PDP-1 at Parachute Contest roll 1