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1950s Computers

Early computer systems of the 1950s

Early IBM Computers: Grab-Bag of IBM machines from the mi...

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
490480_1_10
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1955  (Estimated Year)
B/W
07:12:07 - 07:13:01
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
593
217-17
N/A
MCUs blue colored IBM punch card machine from the 700 series, blank cards are placed in machine, buttons are pressed by male employee. Good MS woman in computer room, first monitoring the reel-to-reel tape drive, then checking on the massive printer in action.

Early IBM Computers: Grab-Bag of IBM machines from the mi...

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
490480_1_8
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1955  (Estimated Year)
B/W
07:10:02 - 07:11:12
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
593
217-17
N/A
MS woman dressed in cliche 1950s attire (pony tail, scarf accessory around neck) taking a seat at teletype machine, feeding the ribbon tape. MS office space with women working at key punch machines. MS young woman monitoring punch card machine. MS office space with row of women working at key punch machines. (good source for working woman material)

Early IBM Computers: Grab-Bag of IBM machines from the mi...

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
490480_1_7
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1955  (Estimated Year)
B/W
07:08:37 - 07:10:02
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
593
217-17
N/A
MS machine punching cards. MCU printer printing out graphs. CU punch card machine in action. MCU printer. MS young man operating punch card machine, placing stack of fresh cards in machine, removing stack of finished cards.

Early IBM Computers: Grab-Bag of IBM machines from the mi...

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
490480_1_6
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1955  (Estimated Year)
B/W
07:07:46 - 07:08:37
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
593
217-17
N/A
MS two young men in computer room, one changes circuit board, the other monitors the machine.

Early IBM Computers: Grab-Bag of IBM machines from the mi...

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
490480_1_11
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1955  (Estimated Year)
B/W
07:13:01 - 07:13:48
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
593
217-17
N/A
MCU of reels spinning on the "IBM 704" tape drive. MS man in computer filled with the massive equipment of the IBM 704 data processing computer, first he placed cards into the punch machine then pushes button on the tape drive. Nice MS young woman dressed in white angora sweater storing a magnetic reel in cubby next to an IBM 729 tape drive.

Early IBM Computers: Grab-Bag of IBM machines from the mi...

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
490480_1_5
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1955  (Estimated Year)
B/W
07:06:42 - 07:07:46
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
593
217-17
N/A
Several MSs two women monitoring room filled with punch card machines, changing reels.

Early IBM Computers: Grab-Bag of IBM machines from the mi...

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
490480_1_4
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1955  (Estimated Year)
B/W
07:05:53 - 07:06:42
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
593
217-17
N/A
MS two men in computer room, standing in front of massive control panel, they monitor codes & flip switches. MS woman in computer room, first she pushes button on the reel-to-reel tape drive, then walks over to monitor the massive printer in action. MCU woman monitoring the printer in action.

Early IBM Computers: Grab-Bag of IBM machines from the mi...

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
490480_1_3
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1955  (Estimated Year)
B/W
07:04:22 - 07:05:53
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
593
217-17
N/A
MCUs "IBM" font on top of blinking data processing control panel. MCU data processing control panel with rows of flashing lights.

Early IBM Computers: Grab-Bag of IBM machines from the mi...

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
490480_1_2
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1955  (Estimated Year)
B/W
07:03:46 - 07:04:22
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
593
217-17
N/A
Abstract CU blinking lights on data processing control panel, white lights against black BG. MCU data processing control panel with lights blinking.

Early IBM Computer Systems - 700 Series

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
371090_1_2
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1954  (Estimated Year)
Color
02:06:31 - 02:07:11
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
482
217-14
N/A
MS two men in business suits working inside colorful computer room outfitted with the latest in IBM computer systems. CU man flipping switches & pressing buttons on the 704 operator's panel. GV men inside computer room, showing the IMB 704 (housed in red) with all its 700 series components including: 711 Punched Card Reader (housed in blue), 716 Alphabetic Printer (housed in yellow), 721 Punched Card Recorder (housed in yellow), 727 Magnetic Tape Unit (housed in black).

Early IBM Computer Systems - 700 Series

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
371090_1_3
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1954  (Estimated Year)
Color
02:07:11 - 02:07:37
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
482
217-14
N/A
GVs men in business suits working inside colorful computer room outfitted with the latest in IBM computer systems including: the IMB 704 Electronic Analytical Control Unit (housed in red), 711 Punched Card Reader (housed in blue), 716 Alphabetic Printer (housed in yellow), 721 Punched Card Recorder (housed in yellow), 727 Magnetic Tape Unit (housed in black).

Early IBM Computer Systems - 700 Series

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
538693_1_2
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1954  (Estimated Year)
Color
02:08:38 - 02:09:12
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
482
217-14
N/A
GV computer room with young man in suit seated behind the IBM 702 Central Processing Unit operator's console (housed in yellow), pushing buttons, woman walks into scene carrying magnetic tape reel, she places near the IB M 727 Magnetic Tape Unit, then she walks to man behind the consol & hands him a clipboard with papers.

Early IBM Computer Systems - 700 Series

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
538693_1_3
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1954  (Estimated Year)
Color
02:09:12 - 02:09:41
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
482
217-14
N/A
GV computer room with young man in suit seated behind the IBM 702 Central Processing Unit operator's console (housed in yellow), pushing buttons, woman walks into scene carrying magnetic tape reel, she places near the IB M 727 Magnetic Tape Unit, then she walks to man behind the consol & hands him a clipboard with papers.

Computer Room

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
539827_1_1
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1954  (Estimated Year)
Color
02:27:13 - 02:27:28
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
590
220-22
N/A
Computer Room - Early IBM Computer Systems - 700 Series - IBM 702 Data Processing System MSs young man in suit seated behind the IBM 702 Central Processing Unit operator's console (housed in yellow), he begins punching buttons to enter data, printer begins to move then the magnetic tape in BG begins to spin.

Scale Model of Computer Room

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
435315_1_1
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1959  (Actual Year)
Color
01:24:22 - 01:25:02
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
590
217-20
N/A
Scale Model of Computer Room - Archival film documenting the early collaboration of computers & business technologies. MS three Caucasian male business executives standing behind detailed scale model of computer room, man in center points at the model while talking, the model details IBM data processing machines & mainframe storage towers.

Computer Panel

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
443897_1_1
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1950  (Estimated Year)
Color
01:11:15 - 01:12:38
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
590
784-5
N/A
Computer Panel CU colorful computer lights flashing (blinking) on panel. Various shots, pans and medium shots of red lights lit on computer panel board. CU computer animation of Coca Cola logo.

Early IBM Computers: Grab-Bag of IBM machines from the mi...

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
490480_1_9
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1955  (Estimated Year)
B/W
07:11:12 - 07:12:07
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
593
217-17
N/A
MS woman changing reel tape on punch card machine, second woman seen stocking blank punch cards in machine. MCU IBM machine sorting punch cards.

1950s Money Shots

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
316250_1_1
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1950  (Estimated Year)
Color
02:10:18 - 02:11:24
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
201
230-6
N/A
Master 201, Tape 2 See also catalog # 444461 HA female bank clerk counting money. CU money being counted (5 dollar bills and 1 dollar bills). MS Bank teller using 1950s computer like device to enter information on passbook. MS bank teller pulls passbook from computer device and gives woman her passbook. CU man counting money in his wallet, putting it away.

Early IBM Computer Systems - 700 Series

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
371090_1_4
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1954  (Estimated Year)
Color
02:07:37 - 02:08:25
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
482
217-14
N/A
CU IBM 716 Alphabetic Printer (housed in yellow). CU IBM 721 Punched Card Recorder (housed in yellow), man reaches in and pulls punch card from machine. GV men in business suits inside colorful computer room outfitted with the latest in IBM computer systems, one man sits in front of the 704 operator's panel while the other walks around monitoring the 711 Punched Card Reader then 716 Alphabetic Printer.

Early IBM Computer Systems - 700 Series

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
538693_1_4
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1954  (Estimated Year)
Color
02:09:41 - 02:10:12
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
482
217-14
N/A
Great MS young man in suit seated behind the IBM 702 Central Processing Unit operator's console (housed in yellow) looking over paper on clipboard, second man walks into frame & hands him some more papers, with this the man behind the consol begins punching buttons to enter data, printer begins to move then the magnetic tape in BG begins to spin.

Early IBM Computer Systems - 700 Series

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
538693_1_5
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1954  (Estimated Year)
Color
02:10:12 - 02:10:32
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
482
217-14
N/A
Great MS young man in suit seated behind the IBM 702 Central Processing Unit operator's console punching buttons, young woman walks by & hand him a clipboard, man continues entering data, printer begins to move, magnetic tape in BG begins to spin.

IBM Punch Card Reader Machine

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
435309_1_1
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1959  (Estimated Year)
Color
01:23:46 - 01:24:21
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
590
217-4
N/A
IBM Punch Card Reader Machine CU IBM punch card reader in action, female hand pushes buttons setting the punched cards in motion, data is recorded onto punched ribbon which is wound onto reel.

Old Printer

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
435383_1_1
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1950  (Estimated Year)
Color
02:17:44 - 02:17:53
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
590
220-10
N/A
Old Printer CU old printer as numbers are printed on paper.

Computer Room

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
370988_1_1
No
United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1959  (Estimated Year)
Color
01:32:39 - 01:33:11
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
590
217-5
N/A
Computer Room MS men inside computer room filled IBM processing machines, one man works a punch card machine while the other changes out some sort of memory panels.