'Fred' at Work at City Hall

1960 , Norwich (Norfolk)

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Anglia Television report on the central computer at Norwich City Hall.

With the help of a few old-fashioned 'manual' labourers, a central computer named 'Fred' controls and automates a variety of systems at Norwich City Hall, from printing cheques to recording important information.

Featured Buildings

Norwich City Hall

Keywords

Automation; Computers; Local government; Technology; Early computers

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'Fred' at Work at City Hall

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    0:07:40
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    Modification Date
    23/03/2009
    Parts
    Reference
    679320
    Sound
    silent
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    INV202447
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    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Details
    Carrier Type
    16mm film
    Colour Type
    unknown
    Has Image
    Y
    Has Sound
    Y
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    unknown
    Modification Date
    03/10/2007
    Parts
    Reference
    632575
    Sound
    sound
    Sound System
    mag stripe

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