ComputerLand T-shirt

ComputerLand T-shirt

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Description
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: “In 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.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
fabric (overall material)
Measurements
unfolded, flat: 64 cm x 71.5 cm; 25 3/16 in x 28 5/32 in
ID Number
2017.3153.02
nonaccession number
2017.3153
catalog number
2017.3153.02
Credit Line
In memory of James S. Egan
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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