Workers and officials at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Oak Ridge Tennessee Date:1946, July Duration:1 min 10 sec Sound:NO SOUND
First pictures of uranium used by scientists to develop atomic bomb. Workers and officials at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, engaged in process of creating plutonium from uranium for atomic weapons. Male and female technicians handling radioactive material without getting close to it, using a pantograph. A microampere meter held in a palm is shown. Women observing through a microscope. Officials of the lab Colonel Arthur H. Frye, Dr. J.H.Zinn, and D. Norman Hilberry are seen holding a brick of super heavy uranium, and having some discussion.
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