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The Center for Oak Ridge Oral History
City of Oak Ridge Public Library 
1401 Oak Ridge Turnpike 
Oak Ridge, TN  37830

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Mission Statement

A committee of citizens and representatives of local, state, and federal organizations have joined together to collect the oral histories of members of the scientific/technical community and area residents in an effort to ensure that the memories of those involved in the history of the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, from its inception to the present, and its profound significance to the region, the United States, and the world will not be lost.  

Preserving Personal Memories from the Past... for the Future.

Organizations Represented:


City of Oak Ridge

American Museum of Science & Energy

Children's Museum of Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge Heritage & Preservation Association

Tennessee State Library and Archives

Tennessee Valley Authority

University of Tennessee, Center for Study of War and Society
United States Department of Energy, Oak Ridge Office, National Nuclear Security Administration

United States Department of Energy, Office of Science & Technical Information

Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board

Oak Ridge Community 


For more information or if you are interested in providing an oral history, contact:


The Center for Oak Ridge Oral History

Oak Ridge Public Library

1401 Oak Ridge Turnpike

(865) 425-3467

Email: coroh@oakridgetn.gov