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Eleese Bowman

Laboratory AssistantChicago, IL

Manhattan Project VeteranProject Worker/Staff
University of Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory

Eleese Bowman was a laboratory assistant in the Metallurgical Laboratory (“Met Lab”) at the University of Chicago during the Manhattan Project. She worked with a number of other women technicians, such as Addie SaundersNellie JenningsJulia Elaine FreemanValda B. Lemke, Evelyn J. Brown, and Marilyn Jordan.

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