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1960 FOSDIC Equipment

Component ID: #ti1754189131

FOSDIC (Film Optical Sensing Device for Input to Computers). First developed in 1953 for the 1960 Census of Population and Housing. This equipment scans reels of micofilmed census questionnaires to capture responses which are transferred to magnetic tape readable by computers.

Component ID: #ti2146395430

(Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census of Population and Housing: 1960, Procedural History) Year: 1960

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