Oak Ridge (Tenn.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 480 (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) records
Abstract: The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 480 of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, also known as the Atomic Local 480, was chartered in 1946. The community of Oak Ridge was developed in 1942 and managed by the Army of the United States to facilitate production of the Atomic bomb for the Manhattan Project during World War II. The Oak Ridge community was kept secret until WWII was over; the union was then formed under the AFL-CIO. The Atomic Local 480 dealt with issues...
Dates: 1938-2010; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1987
Abstract: Knoxville Central Labor Union published East Tennessee Labor News from 1933-1970. The collection consists of print copies of the East Tennessee Labor News, 1945-1970. The collection also contains undated photographs and reports.