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Photocopy sheet with a facsimile of a Dehomag D11 census punch card

Object | Accession Number: 1990.48.5

Photocopy of a punch card facsimile used in the 1933 German census. This punch card was used with a Dehomag 11 tabulating system. which was 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 the tabulating machine [1990.48.1] that computed the results.

Tools and Equipment
Object Type
Punched cards (aat)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Technische Sammlungen Dresden
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:11:47
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