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

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

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
date made
2000
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
ID Number
2016.0138.02
accession number
2016.0138
catalog number
2016.0138.02
Credit Line
Gift of Jan Lilja
subject
Computer Bug
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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