Stirling Auchincloss Colgate was a student at the Los Alamos Ranch School when the site was chosen for use in the Manhattan Project, and he describes the visits of J. Robert Oppenheimer and other project leaders. Mr. Colgate left Los Alamos to go to college and study physics, later working with many of the renowned scientists from the project.
Stirling Auchincloss Colgate
StudentLos Alamos, NM
Family Member of Manhattan Project VeteranListen to Stirling Auchincloss Colgate's Oral History on Voices of the Manhattan Project
Lawrence Litz was a young physicist when he began working on radioactivity at the Metallurgical Laboratory at the University of Chicago.
Thoma M. Snyder
Thoma Mees van’t Hoff Snyder (1916-1999) was an American nuclear physicist. Snyder was born in Baltimore.