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Susan Emrath sitting in front of an old computer, 1968.

In early November 1968, The Pantagraph profiled Susan Emrath, a recent Illinois State University graduate working as a systems engineer for IBM. Emrath, 22 years old at the time, was the youngest in IBM’s eight-member account/marketing team providing technical support to State Farm Insurance.
Emrath is seen here at a State Farm office with an IBM System/360 mainframe computer.


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Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp is the Librarian at the McLean County Museum of History

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October 13th, 2016

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