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Temporary Housing For Manhattan Project Workers

The population in Oak Ridge, Tennessee grew from about 3,000 in 1942 to over 70,000 by 1945. In order to accommodate this type of population growth, temporary housing such as trailers, efficiency apartments, and demountable housing was used as living quarters for the employees of the Manhattan Project.

Subject

Housing

Creator

Records of the Atomic Energy Commission, Record Group 326

Source

Formerly Classified Correspondence Files, 1942-1947

Date

ca. 1943

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Still Image, 2 photos

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 1518690

Coverage

Oak Ridge (Tenn.)

Original Format

Photographic Print 8" x 10"
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