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Oak Ridge (Tenn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Inn, Oak Ridge, Tenn. Ephemera (Brochures, Menus, 50th Anniversary Map Oak Ridge Mock-up for street sign, transparencies).

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2013.024
Scope and Contents

Alexander Inn, Oak Ridge, Tenn.. Ephemera (Brochures, Menus, 50th Anniversary Map oak Ridge Mock-up for street sign, transparencies)

Dates: undated

Alexander Motor Inn, Oak Ridge, TN. Brochures and ephemera.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.145
Scope and Contents

-Rate/Reservation card (1982) -Brochure -Knoxville News-Sentinel article (11/13/1983) -Envelope printed with letterhead -Room card for Room 218 -Local Points of Interest sheet with map -Stationery (3 sheets)

Dates: 1980s

American Museum of Atomic Energy. Oak Ridge, Tenn. Brochure. (ephemera)

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2015.001
Scope and Contents

American Museum of Atomic Energy. Oak Ridge, Tenn. Brochure with photographs (Radioactive Dime Souvenir, etc.). Lists exhibits, hours, nearby attractions, and includes maps. No date; ca. 1960s. Stamped on front: Distributed by Stuckey’s Fine Pecan Candies. 1 pc. (tri-fold). Ephemera.

Dates: 1960

East Tennessee Tourism Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0950
Scope and Contents

Research for East Tennessee (Knoxville) guide book. Includes brochures, lists of area attractions, etc. Also includes tourist information on Oak Ridge.

Dates: 1980s-2000s

Ed Westcott: Capturing History. Award Nomination for ETHS 2009.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.020
Scope and Contents

Ed Westcott: Capturing History. Award Nomination for ETHS 2009. Includes a copy of the book “Through the Lens of Ed Westcott: A Photographic History of World War II’s Secret City” letters of commendation, newspaper articles, photographs.

Dates: 2009

George Campbell Collection on the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0652
Scope and Contents

Material from George Campbell, who belonged to the National Association of Civilian Conservation Corps(CCC) Alumni, Norris Dam Tennessee Valley Chapter #68 in the 1980 (Anderson County, Tenn.). Collection includes CCC and alumni group items, and material on Oak Ridge, Tenn. George Campbell originally served in the Civilian Conservation Corps(CCC) #1508, chiefly in California in the 1930s. Although he was born in Virginia, he enlisted in California at age 18 in 1934.

Dates: 1930s,1980s

[Hardin Valley Road Construction], 1957, Inspected 6/15/17

 Item
Identifier: TAMIS F 2020.016.101
Scope and Contents

Autumn scenes on estate grounds; heavy machinery; roadways and street signs around Hardin Valley, TN; excavation; laying down asphalt; "Oak Ridge" highway sign.

Dates: 1957; Other: Inspected 6/15/17

“I Worked at Oak Ridge,” by Edna Best Hunter, September, 1945.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.063
Scope and Contents

This memoir written by Edna Best Hunter recounts arriving in Oak Ridge in March 1944 and describes living and working conditions in Oak Ridge through the end of World War II. The author worked in security and intelligence throughout the war. The memoir seems to have been written in 1949, since it references events from that time.

Dates: 1945

Kenneth Scruggs Evans Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 1007
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of material from Kenneth Scruggs Evans’ work and life in Oak Ridge, Tenn. As well as some professional documents related to his fathers.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1957

Letters from Shirley Robock, Oak Ridge, Tenn. 1950.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2015.013
Scope and Contents

Letters (carbon copies) from Shirley Robock, Oak Ridge, Tenn., 1950 discussing life and race relations in the new city of Oak Ridge, Tenn. One black/white photograph of Shirley Robock with her three children Jerry, Alan, and Lisa. League of Women Voters description of the “General Characteristics of Knoxville” prepared by Shirley Robock, February 2, 1954.

Dates: 1950

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 Secret City Commemorative Walk.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2012.008
Scope and Contents

Oak Ridge Secret City Commemorative Walk

Dates: 2012

Oak Ridge, Tenn., Auxiliary Military Police pass for Louie Litton. July 1944.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2006.004
Scope and Contents

Auxiliary Military Police Headquarters, Clinton Engineer Works, Oak Ridge, Tenn. Pass # 105503 for Louie Litton to report for work. July 1944. 1 pc. (printed form with typed information).

Dates: 1944

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

Reel 7, 1947

 Item
Identifier: TAMIS F 2020.003.007
Label on Original Can

"Grandmother, Mike and [illegible name] at Oak Ridge"

Dates: 1947

Worthington Duncan Family Papers. Arranged and described by the donor, Judy Blakely.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0607
Scope and Contents

2 notebooks (1 manuscripts; 1 photographs) with detailed descriptive list; Worthington family; Duncan family; Anderson County Tenn; Tadlock’s Chapel, Cumberland Presbyterian Church. The family lived on the present site of Oak Ridge, Tenn. The family cemetery is on government property but maintained by the family. Jesse Brown Worthington (1839-1906) and his family founded Tadlock’s Chapel.

Dates: 1794-1969

Y-12/Secret City Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2022.007
Scope and Contents

Brochures, fans, badges for Secret City Tour, postcards

Dates: circa 2008