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Farmer and Computer

Date: January 27 1960
Description: A farmer observes the processed results of the workings of an early computer or data machine. The machine was used to process and to organize data on a her...
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Airline Computer Network

Date: September 26 1984
Description: A woman uses an early commercial computer network that allows travel agents to book their own flights without the use of a telephone.
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Watching the Monitor

Date: April 11 1986
Description: Schoolgirl watches the monitor as she types her story on a word processor.
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Kids with Calculator

Date: May 19 1989
Description: Two young boys in a grocery store figuring out prices of food with a calculator.
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Crunching Numbers

Date: November 10 1963
Description: Male students run data cards through a computer to match couples for a school dance.
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The Answer Machine

Date: November 13 1963
Description: A question is fed into a "computer" created by the mathematics club at John Marshall Junior High School. This was a project in observance of American Educa...
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International Truck Advertising Poster

Date: 1977
Description: Advertising poster for International trucks featuring a color illustration of a computer monitor with arms placing trucks on a map of the United States. In...
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Legislator Using Computer

Date: March 18 2000
Description: Legislator working on a computer.
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Man Viewing Computer Program

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Description: An unidentified Falk employee views a technical drawing on a computer screen. Original Falk caption reads, "Person in CAD room looking at CRT screen with m...
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Western Union New Equipment

Date: December 07 1948
Description: The new Western Union equipment in the Madison office which is connected with an 'electric brain' in Minneapolis, permitting faster transmission of message...
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Employee Working on a Computer

Date: August 28 1984
Description: Mary Beaudry, a temporary employee at International Business Machines, works on word-processing and computer equipment.
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Data Processing

Date: November 10 1960
Description: A student studies key punch operation in a data processing class at Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools. She is seated at a very large computer.
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Inside Project ELF

Date: December 15 1981
Description: Captain Charles Biele and an unidentified staffer in the Navy facility at Clam Lake known as Project ELF.
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Inside Project ELF (Alternate View)

Date: December 15 1981
Description: Captain Charles Biele and an unidentified staffer inside the Navy's facility at Clam Lake known as Project ELF.
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Clean Suit

Date: August 29 1995
Description: Congressman David R. Obey putting on protective clothing for a tour of the Cray Computer facility.
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Cray Tour

Date: August 29 1995
Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey touring the new Cray Computer facility. Obey had been involved in securing federal funding for the company.
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Computer Assisted Learning

Date: May 1998
Description: As part of his support for education, Congressman David Obey visited many schools within his district. Here he observed elementary school students in Wisco...
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Mary and Katie Temp

Date: November 24 2011
Description: Mary (Kate) Marcou Temp sits on the sofa reading a newspaper while her daughter Kate Temp kneels on the floor viewing her electronic reader on Thanksgiving...
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Dungeon Mistress with a Computer

Date: August 1981
Description: View from behind of a young woman wearing a t-shirt with the title Dungeon Mistress printed on the back while she plays an adventure game on a computer. In...
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Check-in at the Airport

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Description: Congressman David R. Obey (right) at the check-in counter at a Wisconsin airport. This view from behind the counter shows a woman checking his ticket and t...

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