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Description: 1950 electric sorter

Construction of an Electronic Sorter by the Census Bureau's Machine Tabulation Division. Because of the immense volume of data being tabulated and specialized need for technology, the Census Bureau employed highly skilled men and women to maintain and custom-build the agency's machinery and computers.

Year: 1950



Photo Credit: U.S. Census Bureau, Public Information Office (PIO)

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