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Davis, L. (1942, October 18). Evacuation area residents all ready to leave ‘If it will help to win this war’. Knoxville News Sentinel, p. A1+ Fajardo, R. (1943, December 6). Report asks price ‘adjustment’: committee demands land settlements in area of Clinton. Knoxville Journal, p. 1+_____. (1945, August 7). New secret city of 75,000 built to make atomic bomb. Cleveland Plain Dealer, p. 5. Yarbrough, W. (1945, August 12). Oak Ridge America’s secret city. Knoxville News Sentinel, section C, p. 1, 7.Yakimchick, T. (1945, August 12). Special credit due ‘pioneers’ who saw CEW grow from hotel-room office to state’s fifthcity. Knoxville News Sentinel, p. C-5.____. (1945, August 7). Oak Ridge, city of atom bomb, makes history. New York Herald Tribune._____. (1945, August 14). ‘Splo’ confiscated at Ridge gates. Knoxville News Sentinel.Adkins, S. (1949, August 14-28). Oak Ridge, city of death, seeks ‘normal’ civic life. Courier-Journal, p. 1+_____. (1945, August 20). The Manhattan Project. Reprinted from Time & Life. _____. (1945, August 20). Atomic age. Time, v 46 (8), p. 29-36. _____. (1945, September). Atom town. The Architectural Forum, p. 7-9. _____. (1945, September). Birthplace of the atomic bomb. Architectural Record, v 98, p. 10-13. Gehman, R. (1945, September). The Oak Ridge Journal. Newspaperman, p. 6._____. (1945, September 7). CEW reduction still to leave thousands employed. Knoxville Journal, p. 1+. Yarbrough, W. (1945, September 9). Oak Ridgers display keen interest in books on south, its people, history. Knoxville News Sentinel.Edwards, E. (1945, September 15). “City of the Atomic Bomb” has library. Library Journal, v 70, p. 812. Lang, D. (1945, September 29). The atomic city. New Yorker, v 21, p. 46-51. _____. (l945, October). Atom City. The Architectural Forum, p. 102-116. Edwards, E. (1945, October). Books on the bomb site. Wilson Library Bulletin, v 20, p. 142-145. Laurence, W. L. (1945, September 9 - October 9). Story of the atomic bomb. Series of articles reprinted from The New York Times. De Vore, R. (1945, October 13). The man who made Manhattan. Colliers, v 116, p. 12-13+. Miller, M. (1945, October 26). GI atom detail. Yank, v 4 (19), p. 2-5. _____. (1945, October 27). The city that atoms built. Business Week, p. 21-28. Marshall, J. (1945, November 10). How we kept the atomic bomb secret. Saturday Evening Post, p. 14-15+. Falstein, L. (1945, November 12). Oak Ridge: secret city. New Republic, v 113, p. 635-637. Falstein, L. (1945, November 26). The men who made the A-bomb. New Republic, v 113, p. 707-709. Rockwell, T. (1945, December 1). Frontier life among the atom splitters. Saturday Evening Post, v 218, p. 28-48. Wende, E. A. (l945, December 13). Building a city from scratch. Engineering News-Record, p. 149-152. _____. (l945, December 13). Construction for atomic bomb production facilities. Reprinted from Engineering News Record, p. 112-156. Back to top Waters, Enoc P. (1946, January 5). Negroes live in modern ‘Hoovervilles’ at atom city. The Chicago Defender, p. 1+. Youth Council. (1946, January 22). Atomic peace : an open letter to modern youth from the Oak Leaf, Oak Ridge, Tenn. The Sheboygan Press.
Recktenwald, L.N. (l946, January 26). Guidance and personnel services in a war industry community. School and Society, Nash, W. & Persechini , O. L. (1946, February). First 1000 days. Monsanto Magazine, v 25 (1), p. 4-12. Robbins, J. D. & Jarrell, T. R. (1946, February). Recreation in America’s secret city. Recreation, v 39, p. 576-614. Lang, D. (1946, February 2). Career at Y-12. New Yorker, v 21, p. 46-54. Ogden, W. (1946, April). Oak Ridge photographer, Popular Photography, v. 18, p. 72-73+.Ogden, W. (1946, April 14). The A-bomb’s home. New York Times Magazine, p. 16.Rittenhouse, M. (1946, April). The Oak Ridge welfare service. Tennessee Public Welfare Record, v 9 (4), p. 2-6+. _____. (1946, April 8). Yak-Ac. Time, v 47, p. 52. Seyfert, W. C. (1946, June). Youth in the atomic age. The School Review, v 54 (6), p. 319-320. Ogden, W. (1946, June 2). The Ridge kids vs. the atom. New York Times Magazine. p. 24-25._____. (1946, June 17). The atomic pile : first pictures show scientists working with materials of bombs. Life, v 20, no 24, p. 45-48._____. (1946, August). Taylor instrument. Fortune, v 34, p. 88-95+. _____. (1946, August 3). Oak Ridge – “reconverted”. Business Week, p. 19-21. _____. (1946, August 5). Oak Ridge : life where the bomb begins. Newsweek, v 28, p. 32-34. _____. (1946, September). Atom’s children. The American Magazine, p. 141. Wickware, F. S. (1946, September 9). Oak Ridge. Life, v 21, p. 2+. _____. (1946, September 13). NLRB election rule in atom bomb plants. U.S. News and World Report, v 21, p. 46. Kennedy, P. E. (1946, October). Youth, hope, and the atomic paradox. National Education Association Journal, v 35, p.392-393. _____. (1946, October 28). Spreading the know-how. Time, v 48, p. 65+. Farnham, C. B. (1946, December). Inside the atom city. Popular Mechanics, v 86, p. 131+. _____. (1947, January 18). Contract gains, layoffs spur Oak Ridge unions. Business Week, p. 100. Stimson, H. L. (1947, February). The decision to use the atomic bomb. Reprinted from Harper’s Magazine. Crowther, B. (1947, February 21). Atomic bomb film starts at Capitol; ‘Beginning or the End,’ metro study of historic weapon, has Donlevy as Groves. The New York Times. Chambliss, D. (l947, May). The Youth Council is educational. The Clearing House, v 21 (9), p. 543-544. Fulkerson, L. (l947, May). The Youth Council at work. The Clearing House, v 21 (9), p. 542-543. .Kennedy, P. E. (1947, May). An “in-school-civic” experience. The Clearing House, v 21 (9), p. 540-541. Shallat, S. (1947, May 3). Atom smashers at play. Saturday Evening Post, v 219, p. 12. Jones, S. (1947, June 21). Reds in our atom-bomb plants. Liberty, p. 15+. Phillips, C. (1947, November 13). Oak Ridge ponders its clouded future. New York Times Magazine, p. 12-13+. _____. (1948, January 12). Atom strikes danger. Newsweek, v 31, p. 21-22. Christiansen, P. K. (1948, February). Oak Ridge art project. School Arts, v 47, p. 206-207. Baird, R. C. (1948, March). An experience in living together. The Tennessee Teacher, p. 20-21. _____. (1948, April). How Oak Ridge street program grew. American City, v 63, p. 102-103. Gehman, R. B. (1948, July 5). Oak Ridge witch hunt. New Republic, v 119, p. 12-14. Hirsch, R. (1948, August). The creeps and the atom secret. True Detective. p. 12-15+Taylor, H. J. (1948, August). Industrial super-marvels behind the atom bomb. Readers Digest, v 53, p. 19-24. _____. (1948, November 8). The Oak Ridger. Newsweek, v 32, p. 58. Redding, N. & Christiansen, P. K. (l948, November 15). Co-operative cataloging : new style. Library Journal, v 73, p. 1646-1648. _____. (1948, December 18). Atomic cities’ boom. Business Week, p. 65-66+.
_____. (1950, June 25). One of Ridge area’s few vestiges of past doomed. Knoxville Journal, p. 6A.Amrine, M. (1950, July). Atomic air wardens’ first workout. Popular Science, v 157, p. 96-101. ____. (1950, August). The Southern at Oak Ridge. Ties, v 4, (8), p. 4-8.Johnson, B. (1950, October). The Oak Ridge Public Library : its first six years. Tennessee Librarian, v 3, p. 13-15. Carter, H. (1950, November). Tennessee. Holiday, v 8, p. 34-51+. Wood, E., Brice, M. & Bain, E. (1950, November). Materials bureau : teachers’ baby. Wilson Library Bulletin, v 25, p. 242-244. Stroud, H. J. & Brumback, C. L. (1950, November). A dental health program for your community. American Journal of Public Health, v 40, p. 1423-1427. Geer, D. (1951, January). Oak Ridge : a World War II new town. Journal of the American Institute of Architects, p. 16-20. Moore, L. (1951, January). Democratic local government in the AEC communities. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, v 7 (1), p. 19- 22. _____. (1951, January 1). Atomic progress. Life, v 30, p. 22-35. _____. (1951, March). Culture & grass take root in Oak Ridge. The News Letter for the American Symphony Orchestra League, p. 7-8. St. John, W. F. (1951, April 29). Oak Ridge girl. The Atlanta Journal and Constitution Magazine, p. 6-8. Sanderson, G. A. (l951, June). America's No. 1 defense community : Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Progressive Architecture,p. 63-84. _____ (1951, June 18). Religion: atomic deacon. Time, p. 88-89.Kitzes, E. & Knox, H. (l951, September 9). Classes in glass. Nashville Tennessean Magazine, p. 32-34. _____. (1951, September). Municipal incorporation urged for two “Atom Towns”. The American City ,v 66, p. 139. _____. (1951, September). Urge private ownership as policy in AEC town. Architectural Record, v 110, p. 13. _____. (1951, October 1). Dream in glass. Newsweek, v 38, p. 46. McWethy, J. (1951, November 1). The peaceable atom: Oak Ridge’s products find civilian uses in growing numbers. Wall Street Jounal, p. 1+.Millstein, G. (1951, November 25). No atomic jitters in the atomic capital. New York Times Magazine, p. 22+. _____. (1951, December). Oak Ridge on wheels. National Education Association Journal, v 40, p. 606.
Krakoviak, J. (1982, November 22). Oak Ridge worried about Union Carbide’s successor. Knoxville Journal, p. A1+Slavin, E. (1983, January 5). How Union Carbide goofed, spilled 50 tons of mercury. Appalachian Observer, p. 2. Orrison, L. (1983, February). Legionella oakridgensis: unusual new species isolated from cooling tower water. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, v 45, no. 2, p. 536-545.
Shufelt, G. (1991, June 23). Oak Ridge birthplace of atomic energy era. The Sunday Gazette, p H8._____. (1991, August 8). Radioactive frogs. Nature, v 352 (6335), p. 464.
Cummins, C. (1995, August 13). An eye for history: photographer Ed Westcott chronicled life behind the fence in Oak Ridge. Knoxville News Sentinel, p. V3.
Frome, E. (1997). A mortality study of employees of the nuclear industry in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Radiation Research, p. 64-80._____. (l997, April - December). Series of articles regarding investigations of mysterious illnesses near Oak Ridge and other DOE sites. The Nashville Tennessean. _____. (1997, August 25). Tennessee : Oak Ridge. USA Today, p. 7A. Adamson, J. (l997, Fall). The SED in Oak Ridge, 1943-1946 : Using a secret newsletter by a secret Army detachment to learnmore about a secret city in Tennessee. Tennessee Historical Quarterly, p. 196-211. Lawler, A. (1998, January 23). Green light for long-awaited facility. Science, v 279, p. 470.Lawler, A. (1998, March 6). Problems plague Oak Ridge reactor. Science, v 279, p. 1444.Lawler, A. (l998, April 3). DOE panel slams reactor management. Science, v 280, p. 29. Lundegaard, K. (1998, May 6). Feds look to clean up sites without cleaning out jobs. The Wall Street Journal, p. S1, S4. Deutsch, C. H. (1998, May 20). Nuclear arms to plowshares. The New York Times, v 147 (51163), p. D1+. Paine, A. (l998, June 1). Costly sinkholes eroding land. The Nashville Tennessean, p. A1+. Fumento, M. (l998, November 12). A newspaper invents a nuclear health scare. The Wall Street Journal, p. A30.Walker, H. (l998, November 19). Sick story : Tennessean takes on water with nuke plant stories. The Nashville Scene. Walker, H. (l998, November 26). Stick a fork in it. The Nashville Scene. Seigenthaler, J. (l998, November 29). Critic of Oak Ridge stories has an agenda. The Tennessean, p. D1. Olwell, R. (1999, Spring). Help wanted for secret city : recruiting workers for the Manhattan Project at Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Tennessee Historical Quarterly, v 58, p. 52-69. Hosenball, M. (l999, May 3). A plutonium mystery. Newsweek, p. 64-65.
Back to top Prince, R. P. & Stanley, A. M. (2000). What does "K-25" stand for? : deciphering the origins of the Manhattan Project codenames in Oak Ridge. Journal of East Tennessee History, p. 82-86. _____. (2000, September). Around Oak Ridge in 38 miles. The Historical News, v 20 (48-TN), p. 2-3+. Konrad, W. (2000, September/October). 100 best school districts. Offspring, special pullout section. Patterson, N. (2001, May). Oak Ridge shows its pride. Southern Living, p. 54-59. Levine, S. (2002, May 27). Cold war legacy. U.S. News and World Report, p. 30-31. Uhlenhuth, K. (2002, November 17). Telling secrets : Oak Ridge, Tenn., lets the public in on its atomic past. Kansas City Star. Thieme, T. (2003, April). The DOE’s gadget guru. Popular Science, p. 92.Molella, A. (2003). Exhibiting atomic culture : the view from Oak Ridge. History and Technology, p. 211-226.Levering, M. (2004). Are friendship Bonsho bells Buddhist symbols? The case of Oak Ridge. Pacific World, p 163-178. Munger, F. (2004, October 17) Atomic history. Knoxville News Sentinel, p. A1, A14-15. Fabian, T. (2005, February). Diffusion leaves Oak Ridge. Nuclear Engineering International, p. 28-32. _____. (2005, March 7). Cold War mega-plant is prepped for reuse. Engineering News Record, p. 10-11. Hoekstra, D. (2005, May 22). ‘Secret City’ starting to protect its atomic past. Chicago Sun Times. Olwell, R. (2005, July 31). Remembering WWII’s biggest secret. Knoxville News Sentinel, p. G1+. Munger, F. (2005, August 7). When Oak Ridge changed the world. Knoxville News Sentinel, p. 1-6 special report. Fox, K. (2005, December). Back on track? Nature, p. 730-731. Back to top Hunter, E. (2006). “I worked at Oak Ridge”: an early narrative of life in the secret city. The Journal of East Tennessee History, 78, p. 73-83. Witt, K. (2006, March – April). It’s no secret now. Going Places, p. 18-19. Gibson, M. (2006, May 18). Manhattan Project memories. Metro Pulse, v 16 (20), p. 18-24. Jones, L. (2006, June). Secret City. Trailer Life, p. 79-82. Taylor, J. (2006, July 5). Let’s build a bomb. The Guardian, (London, England), p.14. Munger, F. (2006, August 21). K-25 cleanup plans change. Knoxville News Sentinel, p. A1. Harper, J. (2007, Winter). Secrets revealed, revelations concealed : a secret city confronts its environmental legacy of weapons production. Anthropological Quarterly, p. 39-64. Munger, F. (2007, January 1). Future of OR research bright. Knoxville News Sentinel, p. A1+. Munger, F. (2007, January 2). Building a fresh face for WWII-era complex. Knoxville News Sentinel, p. A1+. Fowler, B. (2007, March 25). A unique experience. Knoxville News Sentinel Discover, p. 10-11. Fortney, T. (2007, Summer). History in Oak Ridge. The Tennessee Archivist, p. 1+. Wiseman, S. (2007, June). The secret city : take a trip to Oak Ridge. CityView Magazine, p. A1-A14. Kneiszel, J. (2007, June 15). Flatwater Grill. Reprinted from Cooking for Profit. Fisher, R. (2007, November 29). Touring Tennessee’s Appalachian towns. www.frommers.com. _____. (2007, December). Melton Hill Lake a muskie fishing destination. Blue Ridge Country, p. 16-17. McGraw, M. (2007, December). Oak Ridge : once a ‘secret city’, Tennessee locale offers cosmopolitan flair near the Great Smokies. Where to Retire, p. 198-214. Fisher, R. (2008, January 31). Lifting the curtain on Tennessee’s secret city. www.frommers.com. _____. (2008, March). Field reports : Tennessee take a walk on the wild side. The Rotarian, p. 23-24. Dougherty, C. (2008, April 25). Rising property taxes fill gaps, pinch homeowners. The Wall Street Journal, p. A4. Lavelle, M. (2008, April 28). A home energy diet : where there’s a will, there’s a way. U. S. News & World Report, p. 44-45. Munger, F. (2008, June 1). Cooking up intrigue : Katy’s Kitchen holds unique place in Oak Ridge’s postwar history. Knoxville News Sentinel, p. A1+. Booker, R. (2008, September 2). Early housing for blacks in Oak Ridge : ‘hutments’. Knoxville News Sentinel, p.B5. Blackerby, M. (2008, October 28). No more airing it out. Knoxville News Sentinel, p. PX1-2. Back to top Walsh, M. (2009, May). Iowa-born, Soviet-trained. Smithsonian, p. 40-47. Weiner, I. (2009, July). Displacement and re-placement : the international friendship bell as a translocative technology ofmemory. Material Religion, p. 180-203. _____. (2010, January 10). Challenge is planned on decision to exclude nuclear site from a national park. New York Times, p. A26. Brown, F. (2010, March 22). Weekend warrior. Knoxville News Sentinel, p. A1+ _____. (2010, November 5). Great American bites. USA Today, p. 7D+ Reed, C. (2011, January-February). From treasury vault to the Manhattan Project : the U. S. war department borrowed 14,000tons of government silver in its drive to make the world’s first atomic bomb. American Scientist, p. 40+. South, V. (2011, May 23). Cities look to the past for a sustainable future. Tennessee Town and City, p. 3. Graves, B. (2011, July). Oak Ridge, Tennessee : “fences and roads appeared almost overnight. Signs went up saying, ‘small leaks sink great ships.’” Trailer Life, p. 114. Powell, M. (2011, July 26). Tennessee awaits tons of German nuclear waste. National Public Radio, www.npr.org.Barrett, C. (2012, November 15). Ed Westcott’s secret city. Metro Pulse, p. 18-2
Carey, M. (2013, Spring). Community journalism in a secret city. Journalism History, p. 2-14.Ferguson, W. (2013, June 5). First “small modular” nuclear reactors planned for Tennessee. National Geographic, http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/energy/2013/06/130605-small-modular-nuclear-reactors-tennessee/Olwell, R. (2014, Fall). Tennessee nuclear family fission: why Oak Ridge divorced during and after World War II. Tennessee Historical Quarterly, p. 208-221.Fowler, B. (2015, February 19). New lights to shine in Oak Ridge. Knoxville News Sentinel, p. 4A.Lucibella, M. (2015, March). Historic preservation for the atomic age. APS News, p. 5+.Schlosser, E. (2015, March 9). Break-in at Y-12. New Yorker, p. 46-69.Friedman, T. (2017, May 24). A road trip through rusting and rising America. New York Times, https://nyti.ms/2rSA0JoCoil. K. (2017, October 23). Oak Ridge rings in new chapter for city’s International Friendship Bell. Tennessee Town & City, p.1+Strasser, E. (2018, August 8). A secret city opens up. Curbed, https://www.curbed.com/2018/8/8/17661102/oak-ridge-national-lab-udi-history
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