Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project was a secret military project created in 1942 to produce the first US nuclear weapon. Fears that Nazi Germany would build and use a nuclear weapon during World War II triggered the start of the Manhattan Project, which was originally based in Manhattan, New York. (Nuclear

Manhattan Project Document Library:

The documentation here, contains 15,000+ pages obtained in a FOIA request. The documents are in chronological order within 3 folders (BIN1, BIN2, BIN3). You will be able to download any document from this library.

News Articles:

Manhattan Project (3-Part Series)
February 8-10, 2016
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3

Seventy Years of Nuclear Fission, Thousands of Centuries of Nuclear Waste
Truth, Gregg Levine
January 25, 2013

The Uncensored Franck Report (1945-1946)
Nuclear, Alex Wellerstein
January 11, 2012

The Top Secret Town Built by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (Oak Ridge, Tennessee)
Chicagoist, Samantha Abernethy
April 23, 2012

The Army’s Secret Cold War Experiments on St. Louisans, Leisa Zigman
September 25, 2012

Timeline:  Mallinckrodt Over the Years
St. Louis Business Journal
December 15, 2011

Mallinckrodt Survives Turmoil to Emerge as Brand Name
St. Louis, Robert W. Steyer
May 19, 2008

Why They Called It the Manhattan Project
New York Times, William J. Broad
October 30, 2007

The Manhattan Project Notebook (1942)
Our, Taken from Univ of Washington Press

Poisoned Workers & Poisoned Places, Chapter 2:  Calculated Risks
USA Today
September 6, 2000

A Miracle with a Price – Seven Part Series Appearing in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, February 12-19, 1989
TorHoerman Law
September 18, 2012
Story Appearing in St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II
from the National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 162
The National Security Archive
Posted August 5, 2005

The Human Plutonium Injection Experiments
Los Alamos Science, William Moss and Roger Eckhardt

Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments:  Final Report
October 1995

Nuclear Materials Processing Program at Hematite, Missouri
Mallinckrodt Chemical Works
March 1961

Subject:  SNM 33 Extension – Contaminated Trash Incinerator
Mallinckrodt Chemical Works
November 5, 1960

Public Law 586 — 79th Congress