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Browse our collection of oral histories with workers, families, service members, and more about their experiences in the Manhattan Project.
Tour some of the key locations of the Manhattan Project with an audio guide.
Katharine "Kay" Way (1903-1995) was an American physicist and one of the Manhattan Project's leading female scientists.
Ralph Alexander Gardner-Chavis (1922-) is a chemist and pioneer of hard plastics who worked at the University of Chicago’s Met Lab during the Manhattan Project.
Herbert York (1921-2009) was a part-Mohawk American physicist.