The Early Days of Oak Ridge
By Colleen Black
American Museum of Science & Energy
Oak Ridge National Laboratory 60th Anniversary Celebration
April 5, 2003
[Sign language was partially filmed. There are two versions of the lecture recorded from different angles. The first version focuses on the slide show, while the second version shows Mrs. Black describing the slides.]
Master of Ceremonies: When we first started making our arrangements for the 60th Anniversary, we thought it would be a really good idea to have a non-technical approach to life in Oak Ridge in the ’40s too. And one of my best friends, Colleen Black, has for many years done a show like this, and she very graciously agreed to come today. Colleen has lived here in Oak Ridge since she was a teenager. She moved here in 1944 with her family and her nine brothers and sisters, the Rowan family. They moved from a nice big house in Nashville that she’ll tell you about to the Happy Valley Trailer Camp in Oak Ridge. One o
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