Oak Ridge (Tenn.) -- History.
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Bessie Huffstetler Scrapbook
A scrapbook compiled by Bessie Huffstetler of newspaper clippings throughout World War II. Most of the clippings document national news regarding the war efforts. Also included are newspaper clippings documenting the work at Oak Ridge, Tennessee on the atomic bomb.
June N. Adamson Papers
This collection contains correspondence, research and teaching files, student work, articles, newspaper clippings, notes, and manuscripts documenting June N. Adamson's life and work as a newspaper reporter, student, and University of Tennessee Professor of Journalism. Included is research related to Adamson's book The Lit Stick of Dynamite, which documents the desegregation of Clinton (Tennessee) High School in 1956 and it's bombing in 1958.
Maude Brown Collection
The Maude Brown Collection, 2004, contains a letter written by Maude Brown to relatives who gave her a book about Oak Ridge during World War II. The letter describes some of Brown's remembrances of life in Oak Ridge during World War II.
Oak Ridge Mercury Loss News Clippings
This collection consists of photocopied newspaper clippings from 1983 to 1986 detailing mercury loss into East Fork Poplar Creek in Oak Ridge, Tennessee from the Y-12 plant. The clippings include documentation of public controversy and fear surrounding this revealed exposure by the Department of Energy in addition to the subsequent Congressional hearing and later efforts to clean up the environment contaminated by the mercury loss.
Oak Ridge Resident Graduate Program Records
This collection contains information documenting the University of Tennessee’s Oak Ridge Graduate Program, including enrollment statistics, schedules of classes offered, newspaper clippings, self-studies, descriptions of proposals for new degree programs (for example Environmental Engineering and Engineering Management), and other materials.
Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra History VHS Tape & Transcript
This collection consists of a VHS tape entitled "Making History Together: A History of the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra," and a probable transcript of the VHS tape, dated January 8, 1997, written by June Adamson.
"Oak Ridge, Tennessee: The Atomic City"
A single pamphlet from 1945 advertising Oak Ridge, TN with photographs and facts. Facts include data about schools, hospitals, transportation and much more in the area. Photographs depict the landscape and buildings of Oak Ridge as well as people and activities.
Tennessee Valley Authority 50th Anniversary Exhibit
This collection contains materials pertaining to the 1983 Tennessee Valley Authority 50th Anniversary Exhibit. Included in this collection are press releases and photographs related to the exhibit as well as information on The Valley Adventure, a colorful floating exhibit which documented the history of the Tennessee Valley Authority.
TVA 50th Anniversary Commemorative Stamp Collection
The TVA 50th Anniversary Commemorative Stamp Collection contains material gathered by Betsey B. Creekmore when she represented the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, at the TVA Stamp Ceremony held on May 18, 1983. This material includes a page of commemorative stamps, a commemorative pin, the issue of Inside TVA documenting the anniversary, and information about the ceremony.
West Ridge Corporation Records
This collection houses bank statements, bonds, loans, taxes, dividends, check stubs, and reports documenting the activities of the West Ridge Corporation in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
West Ridge Corporation Records
This collection houses letters, charts, agreements, invoices, minutes, statements, and studies documenting the activities of the West Ridge Corporation in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.