UNIVAC computer for 1960 US Census

UNIVAC computer for 1960 US Census

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Credit: US CENSUS BUREAU/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Caption: UNIVAC computer for 1960 US Census. Built by Remington-Rand and delivered to the Census Bureau on March 31, 1951, UNIVAC was the world's first commercial computer. Built using more than 5,600 computer vacuum tubes, 18,000 crystal diodes, and 300 relays, UNIVAC sped the Census Bureau ability to tabulate the vast quantities of data produced by the 1950 census. Photographed circa 1960.

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