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Barbara Martin

Staff Worker, SecretaryCambridge, MA

Manhattan Project VeteranProject Worker/Staff

Barbara Martin is a Manhattan Project veteran.

Martin graduated from Newton High in 1943 and then attended Boston University.

During the war, Martin worked with her father at Stone & Webster Engineering as a secretary, preparing and delivering many Manhattan Project documents to clients. She only realized this when she received a certificate thanking her for her service at the end of the war.

Martin died on September 19, 2017. She was 91. 

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