Historic Computer Images
This photo collection is one portion of my collection of
History of Computing Information documents (seminal reports, 200+ pages online).
Here is a collection of high resolution 400 dpi scans made by
All of them were scanned on a Canon CLC-500 color scanner/printer.
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Use and Publication Rights.
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five different file types available.
Historical Drawings, Online
from the ENIAC manuals and other historical documents.
All stored losslessly in GIF format in 4 sizes
(full 400dpi size, 1280x1024, 640x480, 96x96).
"The Computer Tree", from
Electronic Computers Within the Ordnance Corps
, by Karl Kempf.
"U.S. Army Diagram".
Ancient Images, Online
"U.S. Army Photo", number 163-12-62.
Left: Patsy Simmers, holding ENIAC board
Next: Mrs. Gail Taylor, holding EDVAC board
Next: Mrs. Milly Beck, holding ORDVAC board
Right: Mrs. Norma Stec, holding BRLESC-I board
"U.S. Army Photo" A51244, with caption
"Bell Relay Computer, showing racks in which the computing, storing
and controlling relays are mounted.",
from the archives of the ARL Technical Library.
An old soldering iron is visible on the desk in the lower left.
Building 328, room 27, near the back.
"U.S. Army Photo", from K. Kempf, "Historical Monograph: Electronic Computers Within the Ordnance Corps"
The ENIAC, in BRL building 328.
Left: Glen Beck
Right: Frances Elizabeth Snyder Holberton