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George Fairchild, Thomas Watson Sr., and Samuel Hastings

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This is a black and white image of George Fairchild, Thomas Watson Sr., and Samuel Hastings standing on board a ship. The George Fairchild is on the left and is wearing a suit, tie, and bowler type hat and wearing glasses. In the center is Thomas Watson Sr. wearing a bowler type hat and suit and tie. Samuel Hastings is on the right wearing a fedora type hat and suit and tie. Light is coming from overhead and to the right side of the image. The bottom left coner of the image has a label that reads "Underwood & Underwood, New York." Written on verso side of image in black ink is "NOS 94" and "Left to right - G.W. Fairchild, Chairman of the CTR T.J. Watson Sr., President S.M. Hastings, President - Computing Scale Co. 1919". Stamped on verso side is "IBM ARCHIVES 171 Saw Mill River Road Hawthorne, New York 10532"


1919 ca.

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Other number NOS 94


8 x 10 in.


Photographic print


Identification photograph; Publicity photograph; Group portrait


International Business Machines Corporation--History; Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company; Fairchild, George W.; Hastings, Samuel M.; Watson, Thomas, Sr.; The Computing Scale Company

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