The Apple IIe was put into production in 1983 as a more rugged and faster Apple II in order to dive into the education market.
Peter Quinn, Walt Broedner, and Rick Auricchio
Media Archeology Lab, University of Colorado at Boulder
Accession #: 2013.07.136
Peter Quinn, Walt Broedner, and Rick Auricchio, “Apple IIe,” The Dig, accessed May 14, 2021, https://thedig.rps.buffscreate.net/items/show/15.