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Southwest Technical’s 6800 computer and the CT-64 terminal, and a photo of its 64×16 textmode. Launched in 1975. First image from Creative Computing and second one from here.

Article in Popular Electronics 1974 to build an ASCII-compatible keyboard for 40 USD. Posted on archive.org as Apple documentation, so this was presumably used for the Apple I.

From a 1975 book called Happenting on Travel On, written by Carole Spearin McCauley. Features computer generated text, text graphics, source code, etc. via James Ryan

LetraTime, a German magazine from 1975. This cover won ITC’s first Upper and Lower Case International Typographics Competition.

More info. h/t: Tim Koch

Foucault by Kohei Sugiura from Koichi Toyosaki, Suna no Kao (Face on the Sand), Ozawa Shoten, 1975. h/t: Takashi Kawano

Luis Arambilet’s ASCII created in 1975 with punched cards 80 columns and IBM 370-115 CPU.

Archeological maps from 1975. A good way of visualizing spatial and other information simultaneously, and obviously a forerunner to both text adventure maps and modern cartography, as noted here.

Also check typewriter maps, fat font for text mode infovis & the virus map.

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Morse code, Punched card recording medium, Binary numeral system, Baudot code and dot matrix printer for the TM cover design by Heinrich Fleischhacker (1975).