ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION [AEC],
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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.

Balance Sheet of Silver from the US Mint

Silver from U.S. Mint

December 19, 1943

This balance sheet outlines the route of the silver from the US Mint in New York to its eventual use in the calutrons at Y-12...

Tags: Manhattan Project | Tennessee | World War II
Allocation of Product

Product for Oppenheimer

February 22, 1944

This form describes a shipment from Oak Ridge, Tennessee to Los Alamos, New Mexico. The product weighed only 1400 milligrams...

Tags: Manhattan Project | Tennessee | World War II
Photograph of Cyclotron

Photograph of Cyclotron

1942-1945

This photograph shows a young scientist viewing a diagram of a cyclotron. The photograph was either taken at Harvard University or...

Tags: Manhattan Project | Tennessee | World War II
Communist Newspaper

Communist Newspaper

February 2, 1944

The U.S. military was concerned with the perceived threat of communism well before the official start of the Cold War. In this War Department...

Tags: Cold War | Communism | Washington
Communist Watch List

Communist Watch List

1945-1949

These documents are memos from Army intelligence officers regarding individuals suspected of having communist ties. Their names were...

Tags: Cold War | Communism | California | New Mexico | New York
Pianist Denied Concert

Pianist Denied Concert

January-February 1945

These documents are from an investigation report on the communist ties of Ukrainian pianist Alexander Brailowsky. Despite having previously...

Tags: Communism | Tennessee
Visitors Denied Entry

Visitors Denied Entry

August 21-25, 1944

During World War II, security at Oak Ridge, Tennessee was very strict, and the War Department denied separate proposed visits to the...

Tags: Communism | Tennessee
Russian Atomic Bomb Progress

Russian Atomic Bomb Progress

October 20, 1945

In light of the Soviet Union's detonation of its first nuclear device on August 29th, 1949, U.S. officials contemplated the need to...

Tags: Communism | Tennessee
Workplace Hazards

Workplace Hazards

August 23, 1950

These documents detail issues dealing with the handling of beryllium, an element used to increase strength and stability of metal alloys...

Tags: Health | Industry | Tennessee
Atomic Fallout

Atomic Fallout

1945-1952

The U.S. Army Medical Department published this informational booklet about the medical effects of atomic radiation...

Tags: Health