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Physical Description:
fabric (overall material)
unfolded, flat: 64 cm x 71.5 cm; 25 3/16 in x 28 5/32 in
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This black t-shirt was made in USA of 50% combed cotton and 50% polyester. In white text it reads "Where in the world is Computerland?” Below the text inside, a rectangle outlined in white, is a map of the world. Below the map, in red and white it reads: β€œIn the (Heart) of New York; 58 WEST 44th STREET.” (Heart) is a red heart shape.
James Egan, Joseph Alfieri, Robert Kurland, and Thomas Vandermeulen of Facks Computer, Inc. were the owners of the first ComputerLand store in Manhattan.
ComputerLand was a nationwide chain of retail computer stores. They opened their first store in 1976 in Hayward, California. By 1990 most stores had closed and in early 1999 the company officially disbanded..
The objects in accession 2017.0321 and non-accession 2017.3153 are related.
Currently not on view
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In memory of James S. Egan
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Medicine and Science: Computers
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History