IBM computer photographsCreation: 1954-1958
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) became a giant in the field of electronic data processing by the mid-1950s. There are two photographs (one each) of the IBM 650 computer and IBM 305 computer.
- Creation: 1954-1958
- International Business Machines Corporation (Organization)
General Physical Description
2 photographic prints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) became a giant in the field of electronic data processing by the mid-1950s after having achieved great success in the punch-card tabulating machine business in the 1930s. IBM had an image as offering superior products at a lower price than their competitors. IBM customers were portrayed as loyal and satisfied with the service provided by “Big Blue”
Scope and Content
There are two photographs (one each) of the IBM 650 computer and IBM 305 computer. The IBM 650 stored program computer is pictured along with the card reader and punch. The photograph of the IBM 305 shows a portion of the machine's inner-workings, possibly the disk drive.
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