Women of the Manhattan Project
“Girls of the Manhattan Project” was a panel of the “70th Anniversary of the Manhattan Project” symposium held at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, D.C.
Rosemary Lane and Isabelle Karle, veterans of the Manhattan Project, spoke about their different experiences with the project and the various opportunities it provided for them and other women in the 1940s. Ms. Lane spoke about her time as nurse in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the various happenings at Oak Ridge that affected her life. Ms. Karle spoke about her experience as a chemist for the metallurgy laboratory at the University of Chicago, working on the element plutonium. Denise Kiernan, author of The Girls of Atomic City, moderated.
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Isabella Karle Chemist (Former) Manhattan Project
Cynthia "Cindy" Kelly President Atomic Heritage Foundation
Rosemary Lane Head Nurse (Former) Oak Ridge National Laboratory->Hospital
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