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Joel Oberman photographs, circa 1974

Accession: 2464-75Identifier: 2464-75-X.


  • Creation: circa 1974

Biographical Note

Joel Oberman received his Bachelor of Science in 1958 and his Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1965 from the University of Pennsylvania. He joined RCA as a special trainee in 1958 where he worked on packaging for electronic equipment at the laboratory in Camden, New Jersey. In 1960 Oberman transferred to computer systems. While there he was the project engineer responsible for the development of Spectra 70/45 ROM. Then in 1970 he was moved to work in RCA's Solid State Technology Center in Somerville, New Jersey.

Scope and Content

The Joel Oberman photographs contain 21 black and white as well as color photographic prints, 1 negative, and a handful of paper documents. These images depict work done on solid state microprocessors in the 1970s.

Physical Description

18 photographic prints : b&w : 8 x 10 in. 3 photographic prints : color ; 8 x 10 in. 1 photographic negative : color ; 8 x 10 in. paper documents.


From the Collection: 5.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Additional Description

Access Restrictions

Records subject to 25-year time seal.

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Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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