Photo by Lucas

Our Virtual 1950's Museum

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 This is a hard drive taken out of Lucas' computer at home.  It's hard to believe that this used to be as big as an entire room!


Computers in the 1950's

Computers back in the 1950's were not at all like the computers of today.  No one had a computer in their home.  The only computers that existed were owned by very wealthy companies or governments.  The computers themselves were as big as an entire room!  They were used only for collecting many numbers.

Learn more about computers by clicking below

Lucas    Kurt

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