Watson Laboratory Picnic

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Watson Lab Picnic in Riverside Park, which is only half a block from Watson Lab. Left to right (with Watson Lab employment dates): Unknown person, Ann Franklin Beach (1947-54, who co-authored some of the Watson Lab bibliographies), David Mace (1950-59, who wrote the IBM 650 programming pamphlet [31]), Leslie A. (Let) Harlow (1946-55, electronic technician who built many of the chassis for the IBM 610 prototypes), Ursula Van Dyke Nornabell (receptionist and switchboard, 1947-53), Jane Lace Kolb (1952-60), Jean Ito Kariya (1947-54), and Eric Hankam (1946-59). The date of the photo is between 1952 and 54. Photo from the collection of Eric Hankam. Click on image to magnify to full size.


Frank da Cruz / fdc@columbia.edu / Columbia University Computing History / 2001
Updated: Fri Apr 17 14:01:06 2009; thanks to Jack Palmer [4] for the identification of Let Harlow.