AIP History Center Newsletter
Volume XL , No. 1, Spring 2008
 

Emilio Segrè Visual Archives Adds the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Digital Photo Archives to its Collection

The Santa photo below (left) is one of more than 100 images dating from the era of the Manhattan Project and the Atomic Energy Commission, recently donated to the Emilio Segrè Visual Archives by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Digital Photo Archive. To see all these images of historic people, equipment, and test sites, visit photos.aip.org and enter "Department of Energy (DOE)" in the Quick Search box at upper right.

Santa, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory Robert Oppenheimer
Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Santa encounters tight security during a wartime visit to Oak Ridge. Many more images recently donated by the Digital Photo Archive, Department of Energy appear on page 13 and through out this newsletter. Credit: Digital Photo Archive, Department of Energy (DOE), courtesy AIP Emilio Segrč Visual Archives. Robert J. Oppenheimer at the Guest Lodge, Oak Ridge circa 1946. Credit: Digital Photo Archive, Department of Energy (DOE), courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives.
Los Alamos Atomic Energy Commission
Los Alamos National Laboratory; "Jumbo", a 200 ton container, was originally intended to be a part of the Trinity test, but was eliminated in final planning. Credit: Digital Photo Archive, Department of Energy (DOE), courtesy AIP Emilio Segrč Visual Archives. First Atomic Energy Commission. L-R: Bacher, Robert Fox; Pike, S. T.; Waymack, William W.; Strauss, Lewis Lichtenstein; Lilienthal, David Eli, (Chairman). Credit: Digital Photo Archives, Department of Energy (DOE), courtesy AIP Emilio Segrč Visual Archives.
at the Leiden Observatory James Harris and Albert Ghiorso
Front row: Arthur Eddington and Hendrik Lorentz; back row: Albert Einstein, Paul Ehrenfest and Willem de Sitter at the Leiden Observatory, circa September 1923. Photo courtesy AIP Emilio Segrč Visual Archives. Nuclear Chemist James Harris (left), and Albert Ghiorso, leader of the research team that discovered elements 105 and 104. Credit: Digital Photo Archive, Department of Energy (DOE), courtesy AIP Emilio Segrč Visual Archives.

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