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Addie Saunders

Laboratory Assistant, Chemistry DivisionChicago, IL

Manhattan Project VeteranProject Worker/Staff
Sketch of Chicago Pile-1 by Melvin A. Miller

Addie Saunders was a laboratory assistant in the Chemistry Division at the Metallurgical Laboratory in Chicago during the Manhattan Project. She worked with a number of other women technicians, such as Evelyn J. BrownNellie Jennings, Eleese  BowmanJulia Elaine FreemanValda B. Lemke, and Marilyn Jordan.

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