2704-ComputerTown: Bringing Computer Literacy to Your Community

Title

2704-ComputerTown: Bringing Computer Literacy to Your Community

Subject

Computer Education

Description

ComputerTown background and mission to bring computer literacy to everyone, anywhere. Mission to bring public access computer literacy to your community
Professionally made tape with hard plastic case that encloses the tape.
Label: COMPUTERTOWN/'83 Computer Fair/ COLOR DUB 25:15
L-250 tape manufactured by Magnetic Products Corporation
Color: black and white
Material: plastic
Condition (physical): Good, small chip in plastic cassette
Condition (digital): Okay, some tracking and audio issues
Functional: Yes
Table of Contents: Ramon Zamora narrates the story of Computer Town's purpose, offerings and locations now as well as some story of its origins. 21:18 there is an interview with Ramon Zamora

Creator

ComputerTown

Source

Betamax videotape

Publisher

Peoples Computer Company
1263 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94208

Date

1982

Rights

ComputerTown; Peoples Computer Company

Format

Betamax videotape; mp4
Dimensions: 156 x 96 x 25 mm
Duration: 27:12
Resolution: 720 x 544
Note: first attempt to digitize this betamax tape, it jammed in the player. The player was taken apart in lieu of saving the tape. The tape suffered a small chip due to the jam, but it played fine in the next player it was tested on.

Language

English

Type

Moving Image

Identifier

2704

Coverage

Silicon Valley, 1983

Files

comp front.jpg
comp side.jpg
2704_Computertown.png
computertown.gif
TrackingBetaMax.gif

Citation

ComputerTown, “2704-ComputerTown: Bringing Computer Literacy to Your Community,” Loop Center, accessed February 18, 2019, http://loop.prattsils.org/items/show/7.

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