Punch cards for 1960 US Census

Punch cards for 1960 US Census

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Credit: US CENSUS BUREAU/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Caption: Punch cards for 1960 US Census. US Census Bureau employee using a card proof punch to process 1960 census returns. This machine is an IBM 27 Card Proof Punch. At the time, these machines were the latest in a series of machines used to record and collate census data, ranging from mechanical sorters and tabulators, through to modern electronic computers.

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