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Oak Ridge (Tenn.) -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Bessie Huffstetler Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0241
Overview

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.

Dates: circa 1940s-1950s

June N. Adamson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2739
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1870-2003 (bulk 1943-2003)

Maude Brown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2568
Abstract

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.

Dates: 2004

Oak Ridge Mercury Loss News Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3797
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1983 May 18-1986 December 11

Oak Ridge Resident Graduate Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0528
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1947-1995

Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra History VHS Tape & Transcript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2535
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1997

"Oak Ridge, Tennessee: The Atomic City"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3163
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1945

Tennessee Valley Authority 50th Anniversary Exhibit

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2491
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1982 March 31-1983

TVA 50th Anniversary Commemorative Stamp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3034
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1980, 1983

West Ridge Corporation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0985
Abstract

This collection houses letters, charts, agreements, invoices, minutes, statements, and studies documenting the activities of the West Ridge Corporation in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Dates: 1957-1974

West Ridge Corporation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1021
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1959-1974