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Catalog Number 2015.001.08443.1
Title Lenkurt Electric Company's IBM Computer System, 1965
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date 1965
Description Lenkurt Electric Company's IBM Computer System, 1965. Color negative shows an IBM accounting machine on a desk labeled "1620II DATA PROCESSING SYSTEM". On top of the machine are eight binders. A woman sits at the desk and presses buttons on the machine. She wears a white shirt, red skirt, glasses, and high heeled shoes. Also on the desk is a large typewriter with paper coming out of it. There are two other large machines in the background. Photographer Norton Pearl notes that Lenkurt Electric was the second largest employer in San Mateo County and made telecommunication equipment for telephone and other communication businesses. Part of a series.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place San Carlos, CA
Subjects Communication
Communication devices
Electronic apparatus & appliances
Electronics industry
Telecommunications industry
Search Terms IBM
Lenkurt Electric Co.
San Carlos
Copyright Norton Pearl Photography / San Mateo County Historical Association