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Women & Minority Communities

Women & Minority Communities

Women's Army Corps (WAC)

The Women’s Army Corps (WAC) was established during World War II as the women’s branch of the U.S. Army.

The Human Computers of Los Alamos

Before computers became the modern electric desktops or laptops of today, “computers” actually referred to the people who did computing or calculations of equations.

Native Americans and the Manhattan Project

Many of the communities established during the Manhattan Project relied on Native American cooperation.