Los Alamos, New Mexico: A Survey to 1949 (The Los Alamos Story, No. 1) (The Los Alamos Story, Monograph 1)

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9780941232210: Los Alamos, New Mexico: A Survey to 1949 (The Los Alamos Story, No. 1) (The Los Alamos Story, Monograph 1)

First of the Los Alamos Story series of monographs that deals with single issues relevant to the history of Los Alamos. This book is an overview of Los Alamos from its geological/geographical setting, to its many populations Indians, Spanish settlers, homesteaders, the Los Alamos Ranch School, the Manhattan Project which developed the atomic bomb in World War II, and to 1949 when the town was recognized as a part of the state of New Mexico rather than as a federal district.

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Marjorie Bell Chambers, historian, college professor, former national president of American Association of University Women. Lives in Los Alamos. Linda Kathleen Aldrich, former archivist of the Los Alamos Historical Society, lives in Los Alamos.

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This is a brief, attractive history of life on the Mesa from early Keres settlements in the 12th century through the Manhattan Project and the beginning of the Cold War. ... It is high drama in every respect. --Libro Monthly

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