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June 27, 2016
Often overlooked, Canada played an important role in the Manhattan Project, especially during the early stages of research and development. Canada was also crucial for another reason: its Northwest Territories provided a rich source of raw uranium needed to produce the bomb’s critical mass.   Eldorado Mine In May 1930, Canadian prospector Gilbert Labine discovered […]
Oral History
Anthony French’s Interview (2008)
June 10, 2015
Anthony French: This Anthony French. I was born and raised in Brighton, England, south of London. I went to Cambridge as a student in Upping, which is more or less northeast of London in 1939, just a couple of weeks after the war was declared. I’d just finished my secondary school, and helped in the […]
Oral History
Bert Tolbert’s Interview
November 20, 2013
Kelly: This is Cindy Kelly, and I am in Boulder, Colorado. It is June 25, 2013, and I am going to be interviewing Bert Mills Tolbert. And the first question for Bert is to say his name, and then spell it? Tolbert: My name is Bert Mills Tolbert, spelled T-O-L-B-E-R-T. Kelly: Why don’t you start […]
Oral History
Russell Stanton’s Interview
April 5, 2013
[Interviewed by Cindy Kelly and Tom Zannes.] Tell us your name. Russell Stanton: I’m Russell C. Stanton. R-U-S-S-E-L-L, C. for Crom, S-T-A-N-T-O-N.  Tell us about yourself. Stanton: Well, I was born in Elephant Butte, New Mexico. My father was an engineer with the Bureau of Reclamation and they built a dam there. I was born […]