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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
War Construction in the Desert, Reel 01
Begins with history of Hanford area, in Washington state, where the project was to be constructed. Explains need for workers and the extensive training involved. Shows construction of camp and various buildings. Includes typical Hanford woman's day and typical Hanford man's day. Both segments begin when subjects wake and go through their entire day at the camp. Also includes amenities offered workers such as entertainment and food services. The 300 area is depicted with medical facilities, training and services offered to workers.
E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Hanford Engineer Works photographs and films (Accession 1974.389)
Hanford Engineer WorksE.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Hanford Engineer Works photographs and films (Accession 1974.389), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
File 01-QuickTime (.mov), 12488kbps, File 02-QuickTime (.mov), 12452kbps
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
1 reel (400 ft.) : si., col. ; 16mm. (00:45:23:00).
Hanford Site (Wash.)--HistoryAtomic bomb--West (U.S.)--HistoryWorld War (1939-1945)World War, 1939-1945--War workEmployees--Recreation
Reel 1 of 2.
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Hanford Engineer Works
Hanford Site (Wash.)