This is a black and white image of the SWAC computer and main console. The SWAC computer is labeled "NBS Western Automatic Computer". An IBM input machine and magnetic drum memory unit is on the left. Light is coming from overhead. Typed in text on verso side on the red border label is "FIG. 1 THE SWAC SYSTEM The SWAC computer and console center right. IBM input equipment and magnetic drum memory unit extreme left.". Also written in black pen on label is "1953". There is a "2" written in pencil and circled on verso side of image.
Publicity photograph; Identification photograph
SWAC computer; Computer industry--United States; International Business Machines Corporation--History; Computers--History