The materials consist of Fairchild brochures, planning documents, a "Goodbye Fairchild" Party planning binder, emephemera
related to the deaths of Lewis H. Young and Robert N. Noyce, two books (Tom Wolfe's "Hooking Up" and Time Life Books' "The
Chipmakers"), conference papers, business cards, computer chips, and other objects.
Ricardo "Kim" Alfaro worked as the Promotion Manager at Fairchild Semiconductor, writing some of the first marketing brochures
for microchips there. Fairchild was founded in 1957 by employees leaving Shockley Semiconductor, and was intially funded by
Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation. The business specialized in high-frequency silicon transistors and practical
monolithic integrated circuits.
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