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An Enduring Mark: HP Logo 20-Year Pin
Twenty years after it was first trademarked, Hewlett-Packard was still using its original logo. The milestone was commemorated by this pin.
Arthur Clarke’s 9100A from Hewlett-Packard
The 9100A programmable calculator captured the popular imagination about what was possible in a way few technological breakthroughs ever achieve. In 1967, when Barney Oliver (left) and Bill Hewlett (c ...
At Stanford: HP’s Expansion in 1960
Women employees at the Stanford Research Park plant in Palo Alto made use of carousels, which made the “next bench” much closer for the assembly technician. In 1960, Hewlett-Packard both expanded its ...
Blink of an Eye: HP 196B
Hewlett-Packard entered the market for oscilloscopes in the mid-1950s. They would become an important part of the company’s business for decades. The 196B oscilloscope camera could photograph blips on ...
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 ...
Breaking the Inequality Loop
In 1968, HP’s diversity efforts underwent a dramatic shift when the company moved from a policy of nondiscrimination to actively working to improve minority representation at HP. To help explain the e ...
Calculating Change: 1960s HP 9100A Ads
The notion of a computing machine so small and cheap it could qualify as an individual or personal device was hard to grasp in the 1960s. Hewlett-Packard ads were designed to make the 9100 seem both c ...
Celebrating Life’s Milestones at HP
Office camaraderie extended beyond work tasks. Hewlett-Packard employees have a long history of celebrating life’s major milestones, including baby showers for some women coworkers.
Charles De Gaulle’s Campaign: Visiting HP
Bill Hewlett (right) taught Charles de Gaulle (center, in the double breasted jacket) about Hewlett-Packard on a tour of the company’s headquarters in Palo Alto. At the time, de Gaulle was serving rou ...
Ciao: Sanborn Products Arrive in Italy
Acquired by Hewlett-Packard in 1961, the Sanborn Division and its products became increasingly popular throughout the 1960s. By 1965, Sanborn had introduced intensive care equipment while its famed Vi ...