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Ella B. Tyree

Laboratory Technician, Health DivisionChicago, IL

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

Ella Tyree was a laboratory technician in the Health Division at the Metallurgical Laboratory in Chicago during the Manhattan Project. She managed an animal farm for lab-animals used in experiments to study the effect of radiation on humans. 

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