Test-scoring machine prototype

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Date Introduced
1930 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 2 1/4 in x 9 1/2 in x 12 in
Manufacturer
Johnson, Rey
Credit Line
Gift of David R. Johnson
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
US
Keywords
Prototype; Experimental
Object ID
102662433

IBM hired Rey Johnson in 1934 because he invented a test-scoring machine for schools, which IBM later developed as a product. Johnson established IBM’s San Jose, CA laboratory in 1952 and was charged with bringing west coast engineering talent into IBM.