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Manhattan Project

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Magill family photographs, Wheat, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2014.004
Scope and Contents Magill family photographs (most are unidentified). Children of Charles R. (12-20-1883--11-30-1960) and Anne Freels Magill (3-18-1888--1-7-1877). (children: Marie Magill Wall, Eula Cooper, Beulah McGill Cooper, Kenneth D. Magill, Joe Edward McGill. Moved in 1943 from father’s farm in Wheat, Tenn (Bear Creek Valley) to Dutch Valley, Clinton, Tenn.. Property taken for Manhattan Project. SPC 2014.004.001 Men in suits holding flowers in cemetery, U.S. flag. On back: Miss Julia Freels, Burns Mill,...
Dates: 1880-1910

Manhattan Project A Bomb pin (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) and Blue Diamond Coal Company scrip

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2019.012a
Scope and Contents

Sterling silver pin with the words ‘Manhattan Project A Bomb’ on front; ‘sterling’ and ‘Whitehead-Hoa? on back). 1 pc. + silver-colored piece of scrip from Blue Diamond Coal Co., Westbourne, Tenn. ,‘5’ on one side; ‘payable in merchandise only...’. Diamond shaped hole cut in item. 1 pc.

Dates: undated

Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Newspaper articles about the atomic bomb..

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0796
Scope and Contents

Newspapers containing stories about the dropping of the atomic bomb and its development at Oak Ridge, August 7-12 and September 2, 1945. Papers include: Knoxville Journal; Knoxville News-Sentinel; Washington Times-Herald; Washington Post; and the Oak Ridge Journal. Also: loose clippings and reprint of Time and Life stories on the Manhattan Project, 1945.

Dates: 1945

United States of America, War Dept., Army Services Forces--Corps of Engineers, Manhattan District. Certificate for work essential to the production of the Atomic Bomb. Certificate for Sylvia Hatfield.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2012.009
Scope and Contents

United States of America, War Dept., Army Services Forces--Corps of Engineers, Manhattan District. Certificate for work essential to the production of the Atomic Bomb. Sylvia Hatfield. Dated August 6, 1945. Signed by Henry R. Stimson, Secretary of War. Sylvia Hatfield (later Yates)

Dates: 1945