Large-scale tabulating operation

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Date
1920 ca.
Credit Line
Courtesy of the Library of Congress
Keywords
human computer; Data processing; Mechanical calculation; Keypunch
Object ID
500004225

This scene captures a typical hierarchy of calculation workers: seated low-skilled punch operators in the majority, their immediate supervisors standing behind them, a few sorting-machine operators nearer the windows, and their supervisors behind them.