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15th Anniversary: Women Established at HP
By the time these women participated in Hewlett-Packard’s 15th anniversary celebrations in 1954, women were an established presence throughout the company’s workforce, which at that point consisted of ...
A Pre-Fabulous Team
The female employees of the Pre-Fab section of Building 1 at Palo Alto were a close-knit group even by Hewlett-Packard standards. Company publications documented frequent celebrations for birthdays, f ...
A Real Team Player: Yas Shimoguchi
Yas Shimoguchi (left foreground) was reportedly the first Japanese American ever hired by Hewlett-Packard Company, but his legacy at the company goes far deeper than that. Yas joined HP in 1951, worki ...
A Team Emerges at Stanford
Bill and Dave met for the first time at Stanford’s freshman football tryouts, but they became close as upperclassmen, through a mutual friend and future vice president at Hewlett-Packard, Noel “Ed” Po ...
A Walk in the Park: New HQ
A team of architects and engineers studied blueprints on the site of the new Hewlett-Packard Stanford Industrial Park (later renamed Stanford Research Park) at 1501 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto. The comp ...
A Wide Scope: HP 150A Oscilloscope
Women and men in the Wiring and Assembly section worked side by side in crafting 150A oscilloscopes. Hewlett-Packard encouraged all groups to work together while fostering a cohesive and friendly envi ...
An Intro at IRE
In 1938, before Bill and Dave had even formalized their partnership, Bill took a prototype of their first product to a conference of the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE, later the IEEE). In 1957, He ...
Bill and Dave assembled Hewlett-Packard’s first oscillators themselves. By the mid-twentieth century the company had thousands of employees, including this woman, who assembled one of the company’s up ...
Breakroom Buddies: Moseley Joins HP
The Moseley Division came to Hewlett-Packard Company as an acquisition, but Moseley employees clearly had no problem exhibiting Hewlett-Packard’s sense of workplace comaraderie.
Built in Böblingen: HP’s Manufacturing
Hewlett-Packard Company established its first manufacturing plant outside Palo Alto in this former knitting factory in Böblingen, Germany, in 1959.