Interior of typical house, Los Alamos 1943-45

Interior of typical house, Los Alamos 1943-45

T162/0072 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 26.5MB

Downloadable file size: 1.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature The Birth Of The Atomic Bomb


Caption: Housing at Los Alamos during World War 2. Interior of a typical house built at the Los Alamos laboratory for people working on the Manhattan Project in 1943-45. The Project, managed by the Army, was the successful US effort to design and build the first nuclear bombs. Security was paramount, so the Los Alamos laboratory was sited in a remote part of New Mexico. As the Project gathered momentum, there was a large influx of scientists and workers and their families. A variety of apartment types was built to house them, some more 'luxurious' than others. Note the copy of 'Better Homes' magazine.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: atomic bomb, early, energy, historical, house, housing, los alamos, manhattan project, nuclear research, power, technology, typical house, weapon, weapons, world war 2

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.