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Medal, Atomic Bomb

Manufacturer:
Medallic Art Company  Search this
Materials:
Copper Alloy
Protective Coating
Dimensions:
3-D (Diameter x Depth): 7.3 × 0.6cm (2 7/8 × 1/4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19640327000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
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National Air and Space Museum
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edanmdm:nasm_A19640327000
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Capturing a Photograph of an Atomic Bomb Blast

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2019-07-03T15:30:03.000Z
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Entertainment  Search this
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Armament, Bombs, Atomic Bomb "Fat Man" (Nuclear Weapon). [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1945
Topic:
Atomic bombs - Japan - Nagasaki-shi - 1940-1950  Search this
Nuclear weapons  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Local number:
NASM-USAF-164708AC
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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United States Air Force Pre-1954 Still Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_387570

How 1950s Las Vegas Sold Atomic Bomb Tests as Tourism

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2017-03-31T11:00:01.000Z
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These Atomic Bomb Tests Used U.S. Troops as Guinea Pigs

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2019-08-17T15:30:05.000Z
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Spies Who Spilled Atomic Bomb Secrets

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 20 Apr 2009 03:00:00 +0000
Topic:
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Atom Bomb Coverage by Science Service

Subject:
Thone, Frank 1891-  Search this
Science Service  Search this
Type:
Brochures
Place:
Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands)
Date:
1946
Topic:
Atomic bomb  Search this
Ecology  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU007091 [SIA2007-0004]
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_385656

Ralph Earle Color Slides of Atomic Bomb Test

Creator:
Earle, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Slides (photographs)
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
Nevada
Date:
1945.
Scope and Contents note:
11 lantern slides and 18 35mm slides, all glass-mounted and taped at edges, showing an atomic bomb test explosion. Of this collection, two slides contain images of the crew conducting the test and a third shows the camp and some of the equipment used. The remainder contain images of explosions and the resulting smoke.
Arrangement:
Divided into 2 series: (a) Lantern slides, 3-1/4 x 4"; and (b) 35mm slides.
Biographical / Historical:
In 1941, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt approved plans to begin the development of an atomic bomb. Nuclear physicists worked with the U.S. Army in what was known as the Manhattan Project. The first test of an atomic bomb was conducted in July of 1945 in the Nevada Desert. This collection contains images of one of those early tests, captured by Ralph Earle. Within one month of the first test, President Harry S. Truman ordered the dropping of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagaski.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Ralph Earle.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Atomic bomb  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs) -- 1940-1950
Photographs -- Color -- Slides -- 1940-1950
Lantern slides
Citation:
Ralph Earle Color Slides of Atomic Bomb Test, 1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the photographer.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0794
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0794
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Theodore 'Dutch' Van Kirk, on the Aftermath of the Atomic Bomb

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Type:
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2012-05-23T13:59:07.000Z
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Wars and Conflicts, World War II, Pacific Theater, Japan, Bombing, Hiroshima (Atomic Bomb). [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Local number:
NASM-USAF-B58493AC
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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United States Air Force Pre-1954 Still Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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[Soldiers standing in desert with atomic bomb cloud over their heads : 35mm color slide]

Photographer:
Earle, Ralph  Search this
Donor:
Earle, Ralph  Search this
Collection Creator:
Earle, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (2" x 2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Nevada
Date:
1945
Local Numbers:
01079416.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Atomic bomb  Search this
Soldiers -- World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1940-1950 -- Color -- Slides
Collection Citation:
Ralph Earle Color Slides of Atomic Bomb Test, 1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the photographer.
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Ralph Earle Color Slides of Atomic Bomb Test
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0794-ref512

The Last Crew Member Who Dropped the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima Died

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Interviews
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:29:10 +0000
Topic:
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Wars and Conflicts, World War II, Pacific Theater, Campaigns, Hiroshima (Atomic Bomb); Boeing B-29 Superfortress "Enola Gay". [digital image]

Photographer:
S/Sgt George R. Caron  Search this
Type:
Digital images
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Airplanes, Military  Search this
Atomic bombs - American - Japan - Hiroshima-shi--1940-1950  Search this
B-29 (Bomber)  Search this
Enola Gay (Bomber)  Search this
Nuclear weapons  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 - Aerial operations  Search this
Local number:
NASM-USAF-58189AC
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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United States Air Force Pre-1954 Still Photography Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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How the Summer of Atomic Bomb Testing Turned the Bikini Into a Phenomenon

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 21 May 2015 14:45:18 +0000
Topic:
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Wars and Conflicts, World War II, Pacific Theater, Japan, Bombing, Hiroshima (Atomic Bomb); Boeing B-29 Superfortress "Enola Gay". [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Local number:
NASM-USAF-58188AC
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Wars and Conflicts, World War II, Pacific Theater, Japan, Nagasaki; Armament, Bombs, Atomic Bomb "Fat Man" (Nuclear Weapon). [photograph]

Photographer:
United States Army Air Forces  Search this
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Local number:
NASM-00184232
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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United States Air Force Pre-1954 Still Photography Collection
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edanmdm:siris_arc_381262

Wars and Conflicts, World War II, Pacific Theater, Japan, Bombing, Hiroshima (Atomic Bomb); Boeing B-29 Superfortress "Enola Gay". [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Local number:
NASM-USAF-A58183AC
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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United States Air Force Pre-1954 Still Photography Collection
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edanmdm:siris_arc_381272

Wars and Conflicts, World War II, Pacific Theater, Campaigns, Hiroshima (Atomic Bomb); Boeing B-29 Superfortress "Enola Gay". [photograph]

Photographer:
S/Sgt George R. Caron  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Local number:
NASM-9A00280
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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edanmdm:siris_arc_384557

Major General Leslie R. Groves (seated) with his assistant Brigadier General Thomas F. Farrell

Creator:
Westcott, J. E  Search this
Subject:
Groves, Leslie R. 1896-1970  Search this
Farrell, Thomas F (Thomas Francis) 1891-1967  Search this
United States Army Corps of Engineers  Search this
Manhattan Project (U.S.)  Search this
United States Army Corps of Engineers Manhattan District  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Atomic bomb  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-2123]
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_384502

A building in Hiroshima destroyed by the atom bomb.

Creator:
International News Photos  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
after 1945 Aug 6
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13598
See more items in:
Ben Shahn papers, 1879-1990, bulk 1933-1970
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13598
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