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ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY

UNIVAC computer, 1960

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: March 25, 2021

Gene Bane ©Stars and Stripes
Frankfurt, West Germany, January, 1960: A technician works amid the memory units inside a Sperry Rand UNIVAC computer. The room-sized collection of consoles, spools of tape and stacks of punch cards seems primitive by today's technological standards, but was state of the art in the 1950s.