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Ray Smith is the historian at the Y-12 National Security Complex. His specific focus is the history of Oak Ridge, and he is intimately acquainted with the uranium enrichment processes undertaken at the Y-12, K-25, and S-50 plants during the Manhattan Project, and how the Fat Man and Little Boy bombs worked.

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Melvin L. Dietrich

K-25 Plant

Melvin L. Dietrich worked as a welder and electrician in a number of facilities across the Oak Ridge, Tennessee facility.

George A. White

Oak Ridge, TN

George White worked for the J.A. Jones Construction Company.

M. C. Ferguson

Y-12 Plant

M. C. Ferguson worked for the Tennessee Eastman Corporation at the Y-12 Plant.

Walter B. Bass

Oak Ridge, TN

Bass worked in the United States Engineer District Office.