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

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

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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.
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Object Name
photograph taken
date made (print)
depicted (sitter)
Engelbart, Douglas
maker of the print
SRI International
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 8 1/2 in x 11 in x 1/16 in; 21.59 cm x 27.94 cm x.15875 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of SRI International
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National Museum of American History
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