Photograph, Douglas Engelbart and Others Using On-Line System (Terminals) at SRI


This black and white photograph, taken at SRI in 1969, shows Douglas Engelbart and others using On-Line System (NLS) terminals. Four white men sit staring at terminals. One, Douglas Engelbart, operates a mouse and five-finger keypad. The others watch two separate terminals that show the same thing on their screens. The image also shows part of two chalkboards.

Photograph Taken: 1969Date Made (Print): 2014

Depicted (Sitter): Engelbart, DouglasMaker Of The Print: SRI International

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of SRI International

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2015.3073.08Catalog Number: 2015.3073.08Nonaccession Number: 2015.3073

Object Name: photograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 1/2 in x 11 in x 1/16 in; 21.59 cm x 27.94 cm x .15875 cm


Record Id: nmah_1761515

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