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Dehomag [Deutsche Hollerith Maschinen] D11 tabulator

Object | Accession Number: 1990.48.1 a-f

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    Dehomag [Deutsche Hollerith Maschinen] D11 tabulator

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    Brief Narrative
    Dehomag D11 tabulator, with miscellaneous parts, of the type used for processing results of the 1933 and 1939 German census during the Nazi regime (1933-1945). Dehomag [Deutsche Hollerith Maschinen] was a German based subsidiary of the US company, IBM. The Hollerith machine was a punch-card system consisting of three components, a punching machine [1990.48.3] that transmitted information onto punch cards, a sorting machine [1990.48.2] that arranged the punch cards by categories, and this tabulating machine that computed the results.
    use:  1930-1939
    use: Germany
    manufacture: Germany
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Technische Sammlungen Dresden
    interior, left end, insulator, paper, green ink : IKA
    exterior, left end, metal label, engraved : 450-40-90577
    exterior, front, center, painted, gold : IBM
    exterior, front left, top tag, engraved: EIGENTUM DER / IBM DEUTSCHLAND / INTERNATIONALE BURO MASCHINEN GESELLSCHAFT / STUTTGART M.B.H. BERLIN [Property of IMB Germany International Office Machinery Company]
    exterior, front left, bottom tag, engraved: GLEICHSTROM (?) V / NENNAUFNAHME (?559?) W [direct current] / nominal power input]
    Manufacturer: Deutsche Hollerith Maschinen Gesellschaft M.B.H

    Physical Details

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    Tools and Equipment
    Physical Description
    a. Large, rectangular, electric powered tabulating machine with a white painted metal outer casing enclosing the mechanism, circuitry and wires. All sides have contoured, removable metal panels to access machinery. At the top are operating dials and the paper roller, punch card holder, and tabulator mechanisms.
    b. Metal tray
    c. Metal hook with plastic cover
    d. Curved metal rod
    e. Curved metal piece
    f. Metal screw
    overall: Height: 52.375 inches (133.033 cm) | Width: 79.250 inches (201.295 cm) | Depth: 30.625 inches (77.788 cm)
    overall : metal, plastic, glass, paint, rubber, cloth, rubber, ceramic, string, wood
    exterior, right end, pegboard, red paint : 514
    right end, paper label, front, printed, black ink : Vordruck-Leitverlag Berlin / 1125 Berlin, Berliner Strasse 69 / 992024 E3041 / 500 Statze zu 2 Blatt (94) / Bei Reklamationen bitte dieses Etikett einsenden / I/21/3 [In case of complaints please send label]
    right end, paper label, back, handwritten, black ink: Sleuern(?) / obslummen(?)

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    Conditions on Use
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    Administrative Notes

    The Dehomag D11 tabulator was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by the Technische Sammlungen Dresden.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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    2022-07-28 18:11:47
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