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Valley receives $100,000 computer
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated February 19, 1962 reads, "Kermit Dale, acting Valley College dean of special services, and Mrs. Ann Martin, math instructor, became acquainted with the college's new $100,000 IBM 1620 electronic digital computer. It will be used in specialized math and engineering courses - put the problem in here and the answer comes out there. The computer, capable of adding 5,000 digits a second, was secured by the Los Angeles Board of Education and the State Board of Education and was partially financed by a National Education Defense Act grant."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles Valley College
Los Angeles Valley College--Faculty
Los Angeles Valley College--Employees
College teachers--California--Los Angeles
Deans (Education)--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Education--California--Los Angeles--Data processing
Computers--California--Los Angeles
IBM 1620 (Computer)
Community colleges--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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