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Dehomag 11 punch card

Object | Accession Number: 1990.48.11 a - c

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    Brief Narrative
    Torn punch card 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 the tabulating machine [1990.48.1] that computed the results.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Technische Sammlungen Dresden

    Physical Details

    Tools and Equipment
    Object Type
    Punched cards (aat)
    Physical Description
    In three pieces.
    overall : paper, ink

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    Administrative Notes

    The tabulator was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by the Technische Sammlungen Dresden. The punch card was found inside the tabulator by museum staff.
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