Oct. 4, 2007 Fairchild 50th Anniversary Part 2

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Here are pictures of the early days at Fairchild courtesy of Leslie Berlin.

The first dollar signed by the Traitorous Eight.

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The group before leaving Shockley.

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Shockley’s note on the historic event “group resigns”.

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The group after leaving Shockley.

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This picture is a scene replayed over the next fifty years. A Silicon Valley engineer tries to explain some device to an East Coast business executive. The expression on the engineer’s face says “You have no clue what I’m talking about, but this gadget helps keep you riding around in that limousine waiting outside.”
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