ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION [AEC],
RECORD GROUP 326
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Controlled development and production of atomic weapons. Directed research and development of civilian uses of atomic energy. Regulated privately owned nuclear fuels and production facilities, pursuant to Atomic Energy Act amendments of 1954 and amendments of 1964.

Investigation of Electricians

Investigation of electricians

August 19, 1944

Written by a manager for Roane-Anderson at Oak Ridge, this report concerns insubordinate electricians and a supervisor's attempt...

Tags: Labor | Tennessee | World War II
Temporary Housing for Manhattan Project Workers

Temporary Housing

ca. 1943

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 ...

Tags: Housing | Manhattan Project | Tennessee | World War II
Cubicle Operator

Cubicle Operator

ca. 1944

This employee is monitoring gauges and adjusting various controls. Most of these employees knew only the details of their specific station...

Tags: Manhattan Project | Tennessee | World War II
Y-12 Calutron Operators

uranium enrichment

ca. 1944

Calutron Operators monitored various components of the machine used to separate isotopes of uranium. Calutron operators were...

Tags: Manhattan Project | Tennessee | World War II
K-25 Cafeteria Complaint

K-25 Cafeteria Complaint

September 6, 1944

While deployed military personnel ate C-rations and other issued foods, those at home also suffered from less than satisfactory provisions...

Tags: Cafeterias | Manhattan Project | Tennessee | World War II
Edward Teller Letter

black Mathematician

September 18, 1944

Theoretical physicist Edward Teller, who would later be known as "the father of the hydrogen bomb," wrote this letter...

Tags: African Americans | Columbia University | New Mexico | New York |
World War II
Air Speed Request

Air Speed Request

August 6, 1945

This set of documents starts with a letter dated August 6, 1945 from Captain Larkin to Major John Derry. The subject is a request...

Tags: Manhattan Project | New Mexico | World War II
Pass for James Chadwick

Pass for James Chadwick

October 21, 1944

This document simply states that James Chadwick has a pass to visit both Y-12 and X-10 on the Oak Ridge, Tennessee reservation...

Tags: Manhattan Project | Tennessee | World War II
Photograph of Early Construction of Y-12

Construction of Y-12

1943

This photograph depicts early construction of Y-12, one of the uranium enrichment facilities used to produce fuel for the atomic bomb...

Tags: Manhattan Project | Tennessee | World War II
Aerial View of K-25

Aerial View of K-25

1944-1946

This aerial photograph depicts K-25 and the surrounding area. K-25 was one of the uranium enrichment facilities at Oak Ridge...

Tags: Manhattan Project | Tennessee | World War II