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E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Hanford Engineer Works photographs and films

Identifier: 1974-389
Abstract: The Hanford Engineer Works in Hanford, Washington, was constructed between 1943 and 1945 to create the plutonium 239 and uranium 235 used in the atomic weapons needed for World War II. Sponsored by the Army Corps of Engineers, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company acted as the prime contractor. This collection contains two captioned albums, one of the Medical Division between 1943 and 1945, and the other of Hanford Yuletide Carnival in 1943. The films are various format copies of "War construction in the desert", created to document the building and running of the Hanford Engineer Works. Also included is a film of African American workers dancing in one of the mess halls and a farewell party of DuPont executives in 1948.
Dates: 1943-1948

Hanford Engineer Works aerial photograph

Identifier: 2014-246
Abstract: The Hanford Engineer Works in Hanford, Washington, was a plutonium production facility that was first constructed during World War II. This item is a digital copy of the aerial photograph of the Hanford facility.
Dates: circa 1960

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