History Day Exhibit Plan
Open April 7 to April 11, 1997
Program * Abstracts * Exhibit

A Signage
B Signage
C 15' x 3' Timeline
D Memorabilia exhibit
E Web coffeemaker
1 NeXT Tim Berners-Lee's original machine, running the first Web browser.
2 AUGMENT Doug Engelbart's 1960s system, running client software.
3 GVU Web Surveys The first three major Web surveys, with early demographic information.
4 FRESS Andy Van Dam's 1960s hypertext software, the first "real" word-processing software as we know it.
5 Intermedia/Samba Norm Meyrowitz's mid-80s hypermedia system, and Samba, the first Macintosh client (written at CERN).
6 WAIS Brewster Kahle's WAIS system, showing a client contacting remote databases.
7 Lynx Showing early versions of Lynx and early content from the University of Kansas.
8 Viola The first Web browser to support Java-like applets and scripting.
9 Cello The first PC browser.
10 Mosaic Early versions of Mosaic and the NCSA site.
11 Hyper-G The Hyper-G system, showing early as well as newer not-yet-released commercial versions.
12 Spires The physics database that provided the inspiration for the World Wide Web, viewed using an Ambassador terminal.
13 MidasWWW One of the early browsers, written by Tony Johnson at SLAC.
14 HCC Honolulu Community College, the origin of imagemap and many graphics and layout conventions.
15 CommerceNet CommerceNet, the first Internet business consortium.
16 GNN O'Reilly's Global Network Navigator, one of the first truly commercial sites.
17 White House The White House site, with early prototypes.
18 HotWired The evolution and development of HotWired's famous interface is shown.
19 VRML The first VRML browsers are shown by Mark Pesce.
20 Microsoft The earliest and latest not-yet-released Web software is shown by Microsoft.
21 Netscape The earliest and latest not-yet-released Web software is shown by Netscape.