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Pete Souza's Apple Powerbook

Pete Souza's Apple Powerbook

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Description
Apple Computer manufactured this PowerBook G3 laptop computer in the fall of 2000. Photojournalist Pete Souza used the computer to transmit images to the Chicago Tribune from Afghanistan as he covered the war in the early 2000s. Souza made his way into Afghanistan by crossing the Hindu Kush mountains with his gear carried on mules. At one point his gear fell, resulting in a crack in the laptop’s screen.
Location
Currently not on view (case)
Object Name
laptop, powerbook
maker
Apple Computer, Inc.
Measurements
case: 36 cm x 31 cm x 7 cm; 14 3/16 in x 12 3/16 in x 2 3/4 in
ID Number
2002.0335.01
accession number
2002.0335
catalog number
2002.0335.01
Credit Line
The Chicago Tribune
subject
Terrorism
September 11th Attacks
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Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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