Medal Awarded by the Presiden't Council on Year 2000 Conversion for Outstanding Y2K Service

Description:

This metal medal and ribbon are in a cloth-lined leatherette case. The medal was awarded to Jan Lilja for work on assuring that computer programs developed in the 1900s would work in the year 2000 and later. For related objects, see 2016.0138.01 and 2016.3118.01.

Date Made: 2000

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Computer Bug

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See more items in: Medicine and Science: Computers, Computers & Business Machines

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Credit Line: Gift of Jan Lilja

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2016.0138.02Accession Number: 2016.0138Catalog Number: 2016.0138.02

Object Name: medal

Physical Description: metal (medal material)cloth (ribbon material)plastic (cover, lining of case materal)Measurements: overall: 2.4 cm x 11.2 cm x 18 cm; 15/16 in x 4 13/32 in x 7 3/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-67a3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1811448

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