Swail punched-card reader, CSTM artifact no. 1985.0818.001

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Title

Swail punched-card reader, CSTM artifact no. 1985.0818.001

Subject

assistive devices, history of disabilities

Description

An early model of a punch-card reader to be used by computer programmers who were blind. Developed by Dr. James Swail at the NRC, c.1968.

Creator

National Research Council of Canada

Source

Canadian Science and Technology Museum, Ottawa, Ontario

Publisher

Carleton University's Disabilities Research Group, ActiveHistory.ca

Date

c.1968

Files

Swailcardreaderm1.JPG

Citation

National Research Council of Canada, “Swail punched-card reader, CSTM artifact no. 1985.0818.001,” Active History Exhibits, accessed November 24, 2017, http://activehistoryexhibits.ca/items/show/12.

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